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Iraqi top lawmaker assures Kuwait’s support to Iraqi gov’t.

BAGHDAD, Speaker of the Iraqi parliament Mohammad Al-Halbousi assured on Thursday Kuwait’s support to the Iraqi government and reconstruction efforts.

This came during a meeting held with the Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, said the Iraqi parliament in a statement.

In the meeting, they reviewed results of Al-Halbousi’s recent visit to Kuwait, where he discussed ways of investing the money allocated for Iraq at Kuwait International Conference held earlier on the Reconstruction of Iraq.

The Kuwaiti side confirmed its commitment to the outcomes of the conference in supporting the Iraqi government, in the reconstruction process and providing services needed to citizens in order to achieve stability, the statement quoted Al-Halbousi as saying Al-Halbousi, accompanied by a high-ranking delegation, paid three-day official visit to Kuwait last week. The Iraqi officials and legislators discussed with their Kuwaiti counterparts means of investing the USD 30 billion fund, pledged at the previously held Kuwait conference for aiding Iraq.

Source: Kuwait News Agency