An economist explains the factors that reduce the opportunities for large US aid to Iraq
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Al-Hamashi said in a statement to the Iraqi National News Agency ( NINA ): "Al-Kazemi's visit to Washington is very important in light of the difficult conditions that the country is going through, especially the economic ones."
He added: "To open a large economic cooperation field in various economic fields, it is necessary to provide elements for this cooperation, the most important of which is the appropriate environment in light of the state of turmoil witnessed by the US interests in Iraq through continuous targeting, which makes the United States very much reservations about openness." The economic burden on Iraq in a large scale or to provide large assistance without there being a benefit for the two parties. "
He expressed his belief that the US economic aid would go beyond aid within the international protocols and courtesies, and that Iraq should work to frame the relationship between the two countries and create an appropriate internal environment to attract American investments for cooperation between them to begin, indicating: “The presence of threats to US interests as well as the existence of an environment of opposition and doubtful intentions in a way. Too big, hinders any assistance at the level of what the country is going through. "
Al-Hamashi added: "Aid or cooperation will be limited to the fields of health and energy, in a way that does not rise to solve the economic problem in the country, as it suffers from problems in various sectors, chiefly the service," noting: "Trump's treatment of politics with the principle of profit and loss, in addition to a relationship Iraq and Iran are two factors that will reduce the chances of US aid to Iraq to face the difficult economic crises it is going through. "
Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi concluded a three-day visit to the US capital, Washington, during which he met President Donald Trump, senior leaders and politicians. It resulted in the signing of several agreements in the fields of oil, energy, health and others. / End 3 [/rtl]