Since 2017-03-27 at 17:48 (Baghdad time)
Special – Mawazine News
The report by US President Donald Trump to Congress on the reconstruction of cities liberated from the control of a terrorist organization in Iraq in exchange for oil has been learned from high-level diplomatic sources.
The sources told Mawazine News that “Trump submitted his project, which contained more than 100 paragraphs, to Congress and is now awaiting approval for the start of implementation,” noting that “the project included the reconstruction of Iraq in all areas of civil and urban infrastructure (Agriculture, industry, roads, bridges) and others. “
“Trump seeks to make Iraq a unique model in the Middle East,” the sources said, adding that “American companies will be the ones who will carry out these projects, while some may be given to Arab and Iraqi companies.”
The sources pointed out that “the estimated value of the cost of urban reconstruction amounted to about 500 billion dollars and will be deducted from the value of Iraqi oil at a price agreed between the US and Iraqi governments,” saying that “US agencies will work exclusively to protect these companies, Of the cost of projects. “
The sources said that “US forces operating in Iraq will deal with any body carrying weapons outside the state as a terrorist organization.”
It is noteworthy that Prime Minister Haider Abadi visited on Monday (March 20, 2017), Washington, DC, while he met President Trump and a number of US officials.