The World – Iraq
The Iraqi ambassador said in a statement to Al-Nahar newspaper that an Iraqi delegation will arrive in Kuwait today, Wednesday, on a plane carrying 21 remains that were found in the Samawah region, believed to belong to Kuwaitis, in the presence of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Al-Safi stressed that his country’s government, headed by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, takes responsibility for this humanitarian file and takes care of it because it knows well the extent of its sensitivity to Kuwaiti families, stressing that Kuwaiti-Iraqi relations are witnessing a great growth, praising the meetings held with the Kuwaiti side to prepare for the committee’s meetings The joint bilateral, to be held in Baghdad at a later time.
He said, “Kuwait was supposed to receive the 21 remains during the Iraqi delegation’s visit to Kuwait this week, but the delay is due to the lack of completion of some procedures.”
He pointed out that Iraq is fully committed to this file, turning the page of the past and completing all pending issues between the two countries, stressing the two parties ’keenness to consolidate their historical relations based on mutual respect.
He said that his country continues to reveal any remains of missing Kuwaitis in Iraq if information becomes available about that.
It is noteworthy that the tripartite committee headed by the Red Cross, which includes Kuwait and Iraq, will hold a meeting tomorrow, Thursday, to discuss the issue of the prisoners and the missing.
On the other hand, the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Muhammad al-Halbousi will visit Kuwait tomorrow, Thursday, and he will stay in the country for two days, during which he will meet with Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem and Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Al-Nasser.