Turkey Supports Peace, Stability & Unity Of Iraq, Gambari

UNITED NATIONS - Turkey supports peace, stability and unity of Iraq, Ibrahim Gambari, special adviser to UN Secretary General on international compact with Iraq, told reporters on Monday regarding the international conference on Iraq which was held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt on May 3rd.

Gambari said that representatives of more than 70 countries who attended the conference promised to grant nearly 30 billion USD of assistance for reconstruction of Iraq.

Upon a question, Gambari said that Turkey closely followed the process and proposed to host the conference, recalling that Iraqi officials wanted to hold the conference in an Arabian country.

Noting that Turkey still continues to be interested in this initiative which was launched for reconstruction of Iraq, Gambari said that the next international conference on Iraq will be held in Istanbul, Turkey.

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