Political Since 2017-08-03 at 14:16 (Baghdad time)
Baghdad Mawazine News
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Thursday the recovery of Iraqi funds detained by the United Nations under the oil program for food and medicine, pointing out that the value of 131 million dollars.
"The Iraqi funds seized by the United Nations under the $ 131 million oil-for-food and medicine program have been recovered, along with the benefits for six years," ministry spokesman Ahmad Jamal said in a statement received by Mawazine News.
Jamal added that "this was done after the ministry was authorized by the Council of Ministers and with the support of the Prime Minister and the contribution of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers to negotiate the latest commitments related to this program through two rounds of negotiations with the Secretariat of the United Nations regarding the completion of Iraq's obligations relating to his release from Chapter VII "He said.
The Spokesman pointed out that "it is expected by the end of this year to end all the burdens of the decisions of Chapter VII borne by Iraq because of the acts committed by the former regime of policies and foes that have tied Iraq's money and led to its detention by international organizations."
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