Iraq expects to receive aid worth $ 6.4 billion this year
[Wayne - Baghdad]
expect Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Iraq receive financial aid worth $ 6.4 billion from the IMF and other financial institutions and donors during the current year 2016.
The Reuters news agency quoted Zebari as saying after talks with officials from the International Monetary Jordan Fund "This year we expect from them and from other financial institutions and donors about $ 6.4 billion."
He added that "Iraq will begin talks with the International Monetary Fund next month on loan demand to help the country to cope with an economic crisis caused by falling oil prices and the high cost of the fight against the terrorist organization Daash. "