To support Iraq after the liberation of areas held by Islamic State (known also by its Arabic acronym Da’esh), the European Commission on October 12 announced the adoption of a €60.4m stabilisation package.

This new funding comes in addition to EU humanitarian aid in the country and other forms of financial assistance that now total €608.4m since the beginning of the crisis.

“At this important juncture in Iraq history, we stand at the side of the Iraqi people and authorities who have shown...

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