Iraqi House Speaker leaves for Kuwait today; United States Sunday to visit with White House

Posted: January 18, 2014 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics

Announced a coalition united, said Friday that House Speaker Osama Najafi will leave later in the day to Kuwait at the head of a parliamentary delegation to attend the Arab Parliamentary Union, pointing out that he will leave next Sunday to the United States to discuss a number of issues with U.S. President Barack Obama and U.S. officials .

A spokesman for the coalition, Dhafer al-Ani said in an interview for “Alsumaria News”, “House Speaker Osama Najafi is leaving today to Kuwait to attend the meetings of the Arab Parliamentary Union held its business in Kuwait,” noting that “Najafi will receive during his visit to Kuwait Amir Sabah Al-Ahmad and many Kuwaiti officials. “

He pointed out that “it is scheduled to leave Najafi next Sunday to the United States to discuss a number of issues, notably the security situation in Anbar province, and the policy is fair followed by the Maliki government dismiss partners and the relationship between the legislative and executive branches,” pointing out that “these files and others will go strongly Najafi during discussions with U.S. officials, particularly President Barack Obama. ”

Ani added that “the parliamentary delegation of the various political blocs will be accompanied by Najafi during his visit to Kuwait and the United States of America.”

The Office of Najafi, announced (January 13, 2014), that he would soon travel to Kuwait at the head of a parliamentary delegation on an official visit, at the invitation of the President of the Kuwaiti National Assembly Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim to participate in the work of the thirteenth session of the Executive Committee, and the Twentieth Congress of the Arab Parliamentary Union which is held under the patronage of the Amir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

The MP for the coalition united Nabil Hrbo that Najafi will discuss during this visit, the debt owed by Iraq following the invasion of the former regime of Kuwait in 1991, with the aim of persuading the Kuwaiti party to waive part of the debt.

The Deputy Prime Minister for Services Affairs Saleh al-Mutlaq is currently visiting Washington DC at the head of a delegation of Iraqi parliamentarians, most notably Izzat Shabandar and cult, to hold consultations with U.S. officials on the political crisis in Iraq and the preparations for the legislative elections next April.


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