Iraq pays billions in foreign debt

17/12/2019 13:05:00

On Tuesday, the Finance Committee in the Council of Representatives revealed that $ 20 billion in foreign debt owed by Iraq has been payed.


The Iraqi News Agency quoted the head of the committee, MP Haitham al-Jubouri as saying, "The foreign debt that remains on Iraq is $ 27 billion and another $ 41 billion for Saudi Arabia, which is not recognized, as it is debts given to the former regime leader, Saddam Hussein during the Iran-Iraq war."


"The debts on Iraq were more than 50 billion dollars, more than 20 billion dollars were paid during the last period," he added.







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