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FCO Minister welcomes improved Kuwait-Iraq relations

Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt welcomes improved relations between Iraq and Kuwait.

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Commenting on UN Security Council Resolution 2107, passed today in New York, Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt said:

I’m delighted that the UN Security Council has today recognised Iraq’s efforts to improve and normalise its relations with Kuwait. I congratulate Iraq on the efforts they have made to achieve this, and thank Kuwait for the support and flexibility they have shown. I hope that this will mark a milestone in the continuing improvement in relations between the two countries, and act as an example of co-operation to resolve difficult and long-standing issues in the region.

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Published 27 June 2013