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Kuwait Recovers 42,000 Books Belonging To Its National Archives Recently Found in Iraq

Posted by Jean-Yves on Sep 9, 2019

Iraq announced today that it handed 42,000 books over to Kuwait, which were seized by the Iraqi regime during the occupation of Kuwait in 1990.

Undersecretary for Legal Affairs and Multilateral Relations in the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, Hazem Al-Yousifi, told reporters on the sidelines of the handover ceremony, that the books belonged to the Kuwait National Library and the Kuwait University. He stressed that the Iraqi authorities are working to close the file of Kuwaitis’ property in Iraq before the end of this year.

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