US aid to Iraq worth $ 200 million
US President Barack Obama announced to provide additional humanitarian assistance to Iraq worth $ 200 million.
Obama said in a statement to reporters at the conclusion of his talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi today and broadcast Radio "Sawa" "It has been significant progress in addressing the organization" Daash "," stressing the determination of the United States, the elimination of regulation with respect for the sovereignty of Iraq.
He added that any external support to help defeat al "Daash" must pass through the Iraqi government. He stressed in this context the need for coordination with the Iraqi government to refute the impression that Washington return to Iraq.
And the possibility of supplying Iraq with aircraft and weapons, Obama said Washington watches over to make sure the Iraqi forces in a position to make progress on the "Daash."
For his part, al-Abadi said that the coordination of operations in Mosul is one of the main reasons for the visit to Washington, expressing the readiness of the United States to help in the liberation of the province.
Commenting on some of the news about human rights violations in Iraq, al-Abadi said that "there are excesses, and he would not tolerate it at all."
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]