[size=36]How much have the external and internal debts of Iraq reached ... Abdul Mahdi’s advisor answers?[/size]
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, the Prime Minister's advisor for financial affairs, Mazhar Muhammad Salih, revealed, on Saturday, the size of Iraq's external and internal debt.
Saleh said, in a statement reported by the official news agency, that "the external indebtedness of Iraq is less than 30 billion dollars, and that there is external indebtedness pending on the Paris Club agreement, which deducted about 80% of debts before 1990, has not been settled."
He added, "Iraq's external debt of pre-1990, amounting to 128 billion dollars, 80% of which was written off under the Paris Club agreement."
Saleh pointed out that "there are from 41 to 42 billion dollars belonging to the Gulf states and some other countries that return to before 1990 debts outside the Paris Club agreement," noting that they are "outstanding debts that are resolved by resorting to the Paris Agreement as a standard agreement for all debts." Iraq".
He pointed out that "the debt remaining from the Paris Club agreement is less than 9 billion," explaining that "there are new debts that were arranged as a result of the war with the ISIS terrorist gangs, which estimated about 13 billion dollars."
He continued, "The remaining amount for countries inside and outside the Paris Agreement, and for international multilateral financial institutions not subject to the Paris Club agreement, is estimated at 28 billion dollars."
He explained that "their payment will be in the form of payments from the year 2020 to the year 2028, each according to its maturity."
And he stated that "the internal debt of Iraq is estimated at 42 billion dollars for the Central Bank, Rafidain, the TPI, and Al-Rashid." Ended A / 43