Oct 09, 2018 07:15 Asia/Tehran
  • Mogherini: Europe will support Iraq's reconstruction

The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini announced on Monday that the EU will earmark 400 million euros for reconstruction of Iraq.

Iran Press / Europe: Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Mohamed al-Halbusi said in a statement on Monday that he has received a written message from Federica Mogherini, the high representative of the European Union for foreign affairs and security policy stressing that EU would support Iraq and would remain a partner of the country, IRNA reported.

The statement quoted Mogherini as saying that EU will support efforts to reconstruct Iraq during Iraqi Reconstruction Conference in Kuwait through allotment of 400 million euros for the purpose. Stressing the need for continuing cooperation with the new Iraqi government, Mogherini said that Iraqi international partners’ roles in supporting Iraq and preserving its territorial integrity are significant. 

Earlier, Iraqi government announced that Daesh terror attacks in the country had inflicted more than 100 billion dollars worth of  damage.

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