US announces more than two billion dollars to collect the donor conference

Views 42 Date 07/21/2016 - 20:21

Economy News / Baghdad

John Kirby , spokesman for the US State Department announced 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 that " the conference brought together more than $ 2.1 billion , with additional pledges not yet completed ".

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."

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