Ban Ki-moon: Iraq's cooperation with Kuwait will help to exit from Chapter VII

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Thursday 29 March 2012 10:35 GMT
President Jalal Talabani
Sumerian News / Baghdad

Called on President Jalal Talabani, on Thursday, the United Nations to support Iraq and to help it attributed to the restoration of normal, The Secretary General of the United Nations that Iraq's cooperation with Kuwait will help his exit from Chapter VII.

Talabani said in a statement issued by his office, today, on the sidelines of his meeting with Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon before the Arab summit, and received "Alsumaria News", a copy of it, that "Iraq is ready to cooperate both with the international organization or with its neighbors, and thereby helping to achieve stability, progress and development ", calling on the United Nations and its Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to" support Iraq and to help it attributed to the restoration and normal. "

Talabani expressed his hope "the exit of Iraq from Chapter VII," adding that "it was an invitation to Ban Ki-moon to visit Iraq."

For his part, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the statement that "Iraq's cooperation with Kuwait will help to exit from Chapter VII," pointing out that "Baghdad has become more secure and stable than it was in his previous visits, which had used the helicopter to move because of security conditions associated with those visits. "

Ki-moon stressed "the importance of restoring Iraq's role as regional and international levels, and to help in the positive interaction with its Arab, regional and international community in general," adding that "the embrace of the Baghdad Arab summit constitutes an important milestone in this path."

The Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon arrived in Baghdad to take part in the Arab Summit to be held on Thursday, coming from Kuwait, where he was received by Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Minister of Communications Mohammed Allawi.

Detection and Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah, who participated in the meeting of Arab foreign ministers, on Wednesday (28 March 2012), on the visit of a delegation from his country to Baghdad in mid-April to complete the visit al-Maliki and discuss common issues in all, while Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mustafa Jassim North, who took part in the meeting of ministers of finance and economy Arabs (on 27 March 2012) considered that holding the summit in Baghdad shortly after the U.S. withdrawal from the proof of the stability of the situation in Iraq.

And reached the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah to visit the capital, Baghdad, in Iraq, described as "historic" to participate in the Arab Summit to be held on Thursday.

He describes Iraq this visit as "historic" being the first to Emir of Kuwait since the invasion in August 1990, but it came after that saw Iraqi-Kuwaiti relations have recently made progress in relation to solving some outstanding problems, as the parties agreed during the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, the last of Kuwait in XIV of the current month of March to end the issue of compensation for KAC and maintenance of border markers, as was agreed on the principles and common frameworks to resolve all the files, within the timelines short, with Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, who accompanied al-Maliki during his visit to what has been agreed it is significant progress with respect to the exit of Iraq from Chapter VII.

Iraq has since 1990 under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations imposed after the invasion of the former regime of Saddam Hussein, the State of Kuwait in August of the same year, this item allows the use of force against Iraq as a threat to international security, in addition to large amounts of frozen assets of financial international banks for the payment of compensation to those affected by the invasion.

And conclude the Arab summit of the 23, today, a meeting of Arab leaders after a meeting of foreign ministers on Wednesday (28 March 2012), with the participation of 17 ministers, and the meeting of Ministers of Finance and Economy Forum held on 27 March 2012, and was attended by seven ministers only and deputy ministers and delegates of the Arab countries.

It is noteworthy that the Arab Summit in Baghdad event is the largest international, organized by Iraq since 2003, accounting for the Municipality of Baghdad for the committee to create and secure the requirements for the Conference of the Arab summit and provide insights, ideas, and the preparations necessary to improve and develop the interface construction of the city, commensurate with its history and its place in coordination with the ministries and agencies competent.