Iraqi Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Hazem Al-Yousefi informed Kuwait’s Ambassador in Baghdad, Salem Al-Zamanan, of the transfer, read a ministry statement.
Baghdad took the move in the wake of its commitment to enhancing bilateral relations, mainly in political and economic domains, and to resolve all unresolved predicaments, the archive matter included.
It comes “after efforts were exerted to search for and gather the Kuwaiti archives, in accordance with Security Council Resolution 2107,” ordered by Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Al-Hakim, added the official.
United Nations representatives will be in attendance during the hand over, he said.
Meanwhile, President of Iraq Barham Saleh, accompanied by an official entourage, is due to begin an official visit to Kuwait on Sunday for holding official talks with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad AlJaber Al-Sabah.
This was announced by an Amiri Diwan statement on Saturday.
Earlier in Baghdad, Iraqi Presidency said in a statement that the president would begin a Gulf tour starting in Kuwait to discuss with leaders of the regional countries how to build “best relations” with Baghdad.
The official Iraqi statement said that the president, during his talks with the Kuwaiti leaders, would discuss ways of boosting the bilateral relations, noting that his regional whirlwind tour will include the UAE.
This regional mission is part of Iraq’s efforts to build the best form of ties with the Gulf and Arab states, it said, in addition to setting up bases for good neighborliness, examining “economic and development integration.”
Barham Saleh Top and above: some photos of the ambassador of Kuwait while presenting his credentials to the
president of Poland. Kuwait’s Ambassador to Poland Khaled Al-Fadli presented his credentials on Saturday in Warsaw to the Polish President Andrzej Duda as an Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Kuwait to Poland.
Kuwait’s Embassy in Poland, in a statement, quoted Al-Fadli as saying today, following his credentials presentation’s ceremonies held in Belweder Palace in Warsaw, that he conveyed greetings of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah AlAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to Duda.
From his side, Duda expressed his greetings to His Highness the Amir and His Highness the Crown Prince, wishing their Highnesses everlasting health and wellness.
He noted the bilateral ties between both nations, expressing his keenness in boosting them in various domains to better serve the interests of both countries to contribute to further prosperity and progress.
Following Al-Fadli’s meeting with the Polish president, he headed to Pilsudski Square, and placed a wreath of flowers on the tomb of the unknown soldier according to the protocol procedures followed in the country. (KUNA)