Abadi: We thank the German government a loan of 500 million euros

2016-02-11 16:28:03 | (Voice of Iraq) - Baghdad

He Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, on Thursday, thanks to the German government on the loan provided by Iraq amounting to 500 million euros, adding that Iraq's imports dropped to 15%.

Ebadi said in a joint press conference today with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after arriving in Berlin, "We thank the German government to provide 500 million euros for Iraq," adding that "this loan is important for Iraq in this period through which Iraq to undertake projects back stability and modernization of Iraq's economy and provide a valid ground for the displaced within Iraq due to terrorism Daash displaced from Daash. "

He said al-Abadi said "imports obtained by Iraq of crude oil fell to 15% from what it was two years ago because of the significant decline in oil prices," stressing the need to "exploit the crisis by diversifying and reforming the economy stronger and our ambitious plan for Iraq."

Abadi pointed out that "the international community and the Seven Group can help Iraq to make a plan that we espouse the truth and get out of the crisis stronger."