Iraq Says it will Cooperate with Jordan to Heal Breach with Kuwait
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Said al-Sahhaf said Saturday Baghdad would cooperate with Jordan's King Abdullah II in his bid to heal the deep breach with Kuwait.
"We are going to treat with our Jordanian brothers objectively and clearly," Sahhaf said on Iraqi television, adding that he expected Abdullah to start consultations with both Iraq and Kuwait "in a reasonable time".
An Arab summit last month failed to bring Iraq and Kuwait any closer together and King Abdullah was commissioned to undertake further consultations and contacts to improve their execrable relations for the sake of Arab "solidarity.
Kuwait last week welcomed the king's appointment as mediator between the emirate and its former occupier, but warned it was no longer bound to a draft summit resolution on their relations, which it accepted at the time but Baghdad rejected – BAGHDAD (AFP)
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