A US official is expected to raise more than two billion dollars from donors for Iraq

2016/7/19 14:00

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A senior US State Department official said the United States expects to raise more than two billion dollars from donor countries to cover the needs of Iraq during the donors' conference held in Washington this week.

The official told reporters the day before the conference, "We hope to collect more than two billion dollars through the effort of the pledged aid lasts about six and a half weeks."

The United States has announced that it will host in Washington on July 20 of this international donor conference aimed to support the Iraqi government in restoring stability to the liberated areas process, and will participate as well as America, Canada, Germany, Japan and other countries.

He said US State Department spokesman John Kirby told reporters on 23 June that the conference "will be an effort to help the people of Iraq to overcome their crisis and humanitarian devastation caused Daash organization in the country.

He said the appearance of Mohammed Saleh, Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's [where], yesterday's conference that Washington had "will provide financial support for Iraq within the framework of the international contribution to the reconstruction of liberated areas, a bond to a turning point and the transition from a war economy to a peace economy and this economy in which two phases, the first resettlement of the population and the other to rebuild what had been destroyed by terrorism Aldaasha. "