Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
Kuwait eyes 500,000 bpd crude exports to China in 3 years      Egypt, Arab League condemn violence, acts of terror in Iraq      EU condemns murder of Lithuanian diplmat in E. Ukraine      Kerry, Iraqi counterpart discuss fight against ISIL
  Politics
Biden pledges commitment for Iraq
27/04/2012   |   09:18 AM | Gulf News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط
WASHINGTON, April 27 (KUNA) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden reaffirmed the country's commitment to supporting Iraq' energy sector in a meeting with Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussein Al-Shahristani late Thursday, according to the White House. During a visit, the Vice President thanked Al-Shahristani for his participation in this week's U.S.-Iraqi Joint Coordinating Committee on Energy meeting, according to a statement. The Vice President reaffirmed U.S. commitment to work with Iraqi leaders from across the spectrum to support the continued development of Iraq's energy sector.
The two leaders discussed a range of regional issues and developments in Iraq. Washington is anxious to ease a political crisis, between Iraq's central government and the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan, that erupted after U.
S. troops left Iraq last year, which analysts fear could strain the country's unity if it escalates further.
Kurdistan Regional Government President Masoud Barzani recently met Biden in Washington and has also visited Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, who has publicly chided Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki for stoking the conflict. (end) hy.rk KUNA 270918 Apr 12NNNN
 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share
kuna magazine


Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   Man. United confirms GBP 16 mln Argentine's Rojo signing
2.   Regime military aircrafts carry out 122 attacks in hours
3.   Israel expands onslaught on Gaza as Al-Qassam missiles hit Tel Aviv
4.   Lawyers support strike across Pakistan against political sit-ins
5.   Al-Sisi calls on US to back Egypt in countering terrorism
6.   UN to honor Kuwait, His Highness the Amir for humanitarian role in Sept.
    Photo Gallery

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah


National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim

British foreign secretary Philip Hammond

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah departs to Switzerland

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
Publications

WEATHER
PRAYER
CURRENCIES
KUWAIT AIRPORT
    Calendar
About KUNA KUNA SERVICES USEFUL LINKS KUNA ARCHIVE KUNA PUBLICATIONS
Home
About Kuna
Advertise
Contact Us
Kuna's Bureaus
Services
Term Of Use
Read The Whole Newscast
Pictures (during the week)
FTP Service
KUNA training center
KUNA Reader
SMS Services
الكويت فى ذاكرة الأيام
Job Application
Careers
Arab News Agencies
International News Agencies
Governmental Institutes
Banks in Kuwait
News Paper
Local Companies
other useful links
Prayer Times
News Archive
Other News Services
Today In Kuwait's History
Events
Training Sessions
Videos
All KUNA right are reserved © 2012. This site is designed and published by IDS