URGENT US: Donors ' Conference for Iraq to collect more than two billion dollars

2016/7/20 22:59

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John Kirby, spokesman for the US State Department said that the donors' conference for Iraq on Wednesday to collect more than $ 2.1 billion to exceed the barrier of two billion dollars, which organizers expect to achieve.

Kirby said in a statement: "The conference brought together more than $ 2.1 billion, with additional pledges not yet complete."

He met with defense ministers and foreign 24 countries in Washington in order to collect funds to help Iraq in the battle against al Daash.