The State Department announced that Iraq has received a donation from the United States and Canada for more than $ 8 billion to rebuild the affected areas in Iraq.
In a statement, the ministry said Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari participated in a high-level meeting to support Iraq under the auspices of the European Union and the United Nations Humanitarian Relief Office with the participation of representatives of the UN member states on the sidelines of the General Assembly in New York.
The statement added that during the meeting, they stressed the need to commit to supporting Iraq and the reconstruction of Iraqi cities. The United States contributed $ 264 million to the meeting and Canada $ 8 billion. The countries affirmed their continued support for Iraq and contribute to its reconstruction, And its war against terrorism.