Middle East Economic Survey


No 5



Iraqi Finance Minister Visits Iran To Seek Debt Write-Off And Boost In Cooperation

Iraqs Finance Minister 'Adil 'Abd al-Mahdi paid avisit to Iran last week seeking debt relief and a boost in economic cooperation. The minister on 23 January called on Iran to help find a solution to the issue of Iraqs debts and said that the Iraqi government is hopeful that the loans owed by Iraq will be mitigated based on the Paris Club decision last...