Today, Wednesday, the Parliamentary Integrity Committee revealed the total volume of funds frozen outside Iraq, while confirming the return of more than 20 million dollars since 2003.
The committee’s rapporteur, Abdel Amir Al-Mayahi, said in a statement to the official agency, and the National News Center followed him, “The Parliamentary Integrity Committee is following up the file of returning the smuggled funds directly with the Recovery Department of the Integrity Commission,” noting that “more than 20 million dollars of the frozen funds have been returned.” Outside Iraq in the banks of Arab and European countries since 2003.”
He added, "The funds frozen abroad exceed one billion and 417 million dollars, as the process of returning them requires serious government work," noting that "returning these funds does not require effort but rather seriousness by the government, and this is the role of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by making understandings with those countries." To determine the mechanism for the return of funds.
Yesterday, Tuesday, Minister of Justice Salar Abdul Sattar announced that the UN Security Council had issued a resolution to release the seized Iraqi funds.
Earlier, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed its escalation of steps to return the frozen funds from various countries.
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