Monday, July 16, 2012 15:10
Iraq confirmed its full readiness to cooperate with the World Bank.
The Foreign Ministry statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it today that “Abbawi received this morning, Lake Brunnen, Deputy Assistant Treasury Secretary for the fight against terrorism, money laundering and his accompanying delegation and discussed with him Iraq’s international obligations towards the World Bank.”
He added that “Brunnen, praised the positive role during the meeting and the progress made in the financial field and they are always ready to support Iraq and support it with expertise to develop the financial expertise.”
The statement continued that “Abawi said that the Iraq Foundation is always ready for cooperation with the World Bank and that Iraq is looking for financial and development expertise is very keen on fighting corruption and money laundering crimes.”