World Bank: the war in Syria and neighboring countries cost $ 35 billion
| By: Wab1|
of Sunday 02/07/2016 3:06
Baghdad news - agencies,
the World Bank said that the economic cost of the war in Syria and its impact oncountries in the region amounted to about $ 35 billion, and that the Syrian city of Aleppo, are the most affected by the war among six other cities, where the destruction rate of about 40 percent. The bank said international that the economic cost of the war in Syria, including the economies of losses of five neighboring countries, namely Iraq, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey. the bank predicted that only economic growth recorded in the Middle East and North Africa, 2.6 percent in 2015 because of the bad impact of the war, terrorism and the falling price of oil. He noted the bank to settle peacefully in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen can lead to a rapid recovery in oil production, allowing the promotion of economic growth in the region. According to the World Bank, conducted with partners and considered preliminary, it alongside war casualties in Syria on five neighboring countries, the damage sustained by capital in Syria reached until mid-2014 between 70 and 80 billion dollars. the Syrian economy include loss of roads, buildings, bridges, and other infrastructure destroyed.