Government adviser: rating agency Standard & Poor's credit rating unfairly

BAGHDAD / Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network (IMN) - counting the appearance of Mohammed Saleh Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi credit rating awarded by the US agency, "S & P" for Iraq unfair, noting that Iraq was contemplating getting a much higher degree classification.

And announced that the credit rating agency "Standard & Poor's" first on Thursday for granting Iraq degree "B-" in the global rating on the sovereign debt due to the ongoing strike of security as a result of the battles against Daash terrorist gangs.

Said Saleh's (IMN) The "issued by the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's unfair, and it is something of militancy, even though the country's cash-strapped and the war on terrorism."

Saleh pointed out that "Iraq is for the first time gets a credit rating, and this category Iraq confirms able to fulfill its financial debts," adding that it was expected that Iraq gets a rating of B + "".

And held a government delegation including the ministers of finance and planning and government consultants during the month of June, a series of meetings in the Turkish capital with three international banks and the Bretton Rodez and Fitch credit rating as a prelude to issue bonds worth $ 5 billion.