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Kuwait summit promises $30 billion in Iraq reconstruction aid

Kuwait summit promises $30 billion in Iraq reconstruction aid

The nations gathered at the Iraq reconstruction summit in Kuwait agreed on Wednesday to supply the war-torn country with $30 billion (€24 billion) in aid.

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Turkey vowed to provide a combined sum of $8.5 billion, with Turkey and Kuwait providing the bulk of this sum.

Read more: Iraq to resume oil reparations to Kuwait for Gulf War devastation, says UN

The war against the extremist group devastated homes, schools, hospitals, economic infrastructure and displaced more than 5 million people.

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