Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al Sabah held on Wednesday official talks with his Iraqi counterpart, Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani, who is on his first visit to Kuwait since taking office.
The Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) said that the discussions were friendl” and touched on bilateral relations and means to strengthen cooperation to serve the interests of the two peoples.
Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al Sabah also met with the Iraqi premier on Wednesday. The Iraqi News Agency said that the Kuwaiti Crown Prince affirmed his country’s “keenness to support Iraq’s stability and prosperity.”
The media office of the Iraqi Prime Minister stated that Al-Sudani met the Crown Prince of Kuwait, Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad, in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nawaf Al Sabah, adding that the officials reviewed bilateral relations, within the framework of the historical ties that unite the two countries.
According to the statement, Al-Sudani underlined “Iraq’s keenness to build balanced relations with its neighbors, based on mutual respect and preservation of the sovereignty of the two countries,” pointing to the need to “resolve many files in a manner that supports common interests and achieves stability in the region.”
For his part, the Kuwaiti Crown Prince welcomed the Iraqi premier, emphasizing “the strength of the distinguished relations that bind the two countries and unite their peoples”
He also reiterated Kuwait’s keenness to support Iraq’s stability and prosperity, praising Baghdad’s pivotal role in the region and its quest to enhance long-lasting security.