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Iraq, Kuwait agree to build Safwan Border Crossing


Iraq's Council of Ministers' Border Port Commission announced on Sunday an Iraqi-Kuwaiti agreement to build the Safwan Border Crossing and provide infrastructure required for the operation of the border crossing.

The Iraqi-Kuwaiti high joint ministerial committee held its seventh meeting on Saturday in Kuwait; the Iraqi delegation was headed by Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed al-Hakim, accompanied with heads of some authorities and the head of the Border Port Commission.

The two sides agreed that the Kuwaiti side would build the Safwan Border Crossing as a Kuwaiti grant, and provide the necessary operational infrastructure, a statement by the Border Port Commission read.

A memorandum of understanding will be signed between the Iraqi and Kuwaiti sides, to define the obligations of both sides concerning the work of the port, according to the statement.


Last Modified: Monday، 13 May 2019 02:02 AM