Baghdad - INA - Nassar Al-Hajj
The Chairman of the Parliamentary Finance Committee in the House of Representatives, Haitham al-Jabouri, revealed the size of Iraq's internal and external debts.
Al-Jubouri said in a statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA), today, Wednesday: The external debt incurred by Iraq amounts to 27 billion dollars, indicating that the external debt amounts to 39 billion dollars.
There is talk about the Iraqi government's request to postpone the payment of external debt and loans in light of the oil crisis ... and how much is the total external debt, in addition to loan distributions
Al-Jubouri expressed his hope that the payment of Iraq's debts will be postponed.
The advisor to the Prime Minister for Financial Affairs, Mazhar Muhammad Salih, assured the Iraqi News Agency (INA) that "the external debt of Iraq amounts to less than 30 billion dollars, and that there is external debt attached to the Paris Club agreement, which deducted about 80% of the debts before 1990, Not settled. "
He explained that "the external debt of Iraq for the pre-1990 phase, amounting to 128 billion dollars, 80% of which was written off under the Paris Club agreement."