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Kuwait, Iraq agree to solve sticky issues, says Jarallah

Kuwait’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah receives Foreign Minister of Iraq Dr Mohammad Al-Hakim. Various issues were discussed

KUWAIT CITY, May 12, (KUNA): Kuwait and Iraq agreed to solve outstanding issues “within the framework of excellent relations,” Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said Saturday.

Speaking to KUNA after the opening of the 7th session of Kuwait- Iraq Committee, Al-Jarallah said Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al- Sabah and Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Al-Hakim would co-chair another round of talks. He expressed confi- dence the talks would promote relations between Kuwait and Iraq to a new level of strategic partnership.

Al-Jarallah said the two sides would sign five documents in addition to the minute of the meeting. He said the meeting was held in “positive atmosphere,” and commended the outcome of the joint teams. “The meeting is being held amidst critical circumstances in the region, so it is highly crucial and important we boost cooperation with the brothers,” he said.

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