Iraq concludes no significant border violations by Kuwait

[JURIST] After Iraq accused Kuwait last week of encroaching on Iraqi terroritory and even stealing Iraqi oil [JURIST report], an Iraqi official said Monday that inspections showed no border violations being committed. Khaled al-Atiyah, who headed the inspection as an envoy to Kuwait, instead detailed a few Iraqi encroachments of "no more than a few meters". Atiyah said no future action is planned since the UN has already established a border [Kuwait Info backgrounder], but some Iraqis still oppose a metal barrier that Kuwait is constructing [ArabicNews report] to replace a 10-foot sand mound currently marking the boundary. AFP has more.



 

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