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On Monday, the US Embassy in Baghdad announced that it will support Iraq with $40 million to preserve Iraq's national heritage.
The embassy said, in a statement seen by "Al-Iqtisad News", that "Iraq occupies a prominent position in the history of the world as it is the origin of writing, the wheel, and countless other inventions."
"The US government has allocated more than $40 million to help preserve Iraq's precious national and world heritage by restoring archaeological sites across the country," she added.
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