|Date: 09/05/2012 Time: 03:40:00 PM
The foreign ministers of Kuwait and
Iraq discussed on Wednesday prospected agreements for cooperation in security
and oil and cultural sectors.
The talks between Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and
Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah and
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, were held at a meeting on the sidelines
of the 17th ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement, currently hosted
by the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh.
In a statement to journalists after the meeting, Zebari said he reviewed
with Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid works of the Kuwaiti-Iraqi Ministerial Commission
that has recently held a meeting in Baghdad.
The Iraqi minister added that he and the Kuwaiti official affirmed
adherence to previously-signed accords and discussed a number of proposed
accords, expected to be examined at the next meeting of the committee, such as
those that tackle security and cultural cooperation, protection of
investments, averting double taxation and cooperation at joint oil fields.
Zebari indicated that His Highness the Prime Minister of Kuwait, Sheikh
Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, would pay a visit to Iraq by the year-end,
noting that it would embody the good and brotherly ties bounding Kuwait and
Separately, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid met with his Serb counterpart, Vuk
Jeremic, discussing regional and international issues. The meeting was
attended by several Kuwaiti officials and diplomats.