Emir of Kuwait officially inaugurates Int'l conference on Iraq reconstruction

Wed 14 Feb 2018 at 13:09 Regional

NNA - Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah congratulated the Iraqi people on victory achieved and led to the defeat of Daesh terrorist group and abolishing it from most its soil.

The remarks came during the official inauguration of the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq (KICRI) on Wednesday.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al Abadi, Secretary General of the United Nations Antَnio Guterres, EU Foreign Policy and Security Chief Federico Mogerini, World Bank President Yung Kim, senior state officials in Kuwait as well as officials delegations are participating in the country.

The significant level of participation in this Conference, either government, civil or private, came as a global recognition of the magnitude of sacrifices by Iraq in its fight against terrorism, the Emir noted, pointing out that the international community sough to reward these sacrifices that turned lives of Iraqis in Daesh-controlled areas into a "living hell."

Results of this Conference are a continuation of all "our" efforts, the Emir said. "Yet, we should not neglect the suffering of our brothers in Syria and Yemen due to the ongoing conflicts taking place there, but we are confident that we and the international community will support them as soon as security and stability are restored." --- Egypt Today

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