Washington hails Abadi agreement with the IMF lend Iraq $ 5 billion
Praised the US embassy in Baghdad, on Tuesday, the role of Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi to reach an agreement with the International Monetary Fund for a loan of a three - year , $ 5.4 billion, noting that it is expected to benefit from an additional $ 12 billion international in economic support for Iraq.
The embassy said in a statement received, "long", a copy of it, that " the international coalition to combat Daash Brett Macgork special presidential envoy visited Iraq for the period from 18 to 21 June , and accompanied by the US ambassador to Iraq , Stuart Jones." The embassy said that "Macgork met with senior government and security officials, including Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi, the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al - Rawi and Suhaib Anbar governor and the president of the Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani and Vice President of the Kurdistan Regional Government , Qubad Talabani." The embassy said that " the United States occupies the first rank as a contributor to the President of the humanitarian assistance provided to Iraq through its contribution to nearly $ 800 million in aid since 2014 and look forward to increasing those contributions."
Showed the embassy, that " the United States and its coalition partners are also support the work of Janos company to mine in Ramadi , the mine in the first sector , which is defined by success, paving the way for immediate projects to stabilize the safe return of residents to their homes in the end. "
the embassy confirmed that" Macgork praised Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi to reach an agreement with the international Monetary Fund for a loan of a three - year , $ 5.4 billion, is expected to benefit from an additional $ 12 billion international Iraq in economic support and the establishment of micro - economic framework which would enable Iraq to return to economic stability and growth. "
she said the embassy, the "Washington boasts doing to help Iraq to regulate the amount of 3.6 billion US dollars of financial aid to support the international Monetary Fund program , which was announced by the Group of seven industrialized nations last summit in Japan." She explained the embassy, that "Macgork During his visit to Arbil, accompanied by the Consul General in Erbil Mettmann to the meeting between the President of Iraqi Kurdistan , Massoud Barzani, and adviser to the Iraqi National Security Falah al - Fayad , to discuss coordination and joint planning for future operations to restore Mosul from terrorists Daash , " indicating that "Macgork pledged that the coalition will support these efforts in all phases of operations for the Liberation of Mosul and the stage of promoting stability after the liberation." It is noteworthy that Iraq won, Tuesday (17 May 2016) on loan from the IMF worth $ 13 billion with interest estimated at 1.5 percent. Iraq is seeking recently to borrow from the International Monetary Fund to plug the shortfall in the budget for the current year, which amounts to 25 trillion dinars, after oil prices fall to low levels.