LAN_PRINT_135: Iraq Participates in Third Arab- African Summit in Kuwait
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Friday 22 November 2013 - 23:36:42

The Iraqi Vice President Dr. Khudair Al-Kuzaie headed on the delegation of the Republic of Iraq at the Third Arab - African summit meeting in Kuwait under the Title (partners in development and investment) with the participation of Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Sheikh Humam Hamoudi, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee in Parliament , Minister of Planning Ali Shukri and head of the Presidential Office, Mr. Naseer al-Ani.

During the opening session a speech by Libya and Gabon (former presidents) of the summit, followed by a speech by Kuwait and Ethiopia (the current presidency).

His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah expressed in his speech the importance of mutual cooperation to overcome the economic challenges for development, investment and cooperation between the two regions through a genuine partnership . The Secretary General of the Arab League, the African Union Commission Chairman and a number of Arab and African heads of delegations also gave speeches.

Participant leaders in the meeting adopted the draft resolutions submitted by the foreign ministers meeting in addition to the adoption of the Kuwait Declaration issued by the Summit and a declaration on the Palestinian issue.

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