Since 2014 during military operations against «Islamic state» in Iraq was lost about 18 thousand persons and about 36 thousand were injured.
This was stated by the head of the Iraqi foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari.
Earlier it was reported that in Kuwait ended a three-day conference, the purpose of which was to raise funds for the reconstruction of Iraq after the war with the terrorist group «Islamic state».
The conference promised to provide Iraq with billions of dollars, mostly in the form of investments and soft loans. Turkey allocates five billion, Kuwait – two billion, Saudi Arabia and a half, Qatar – billion dollars.
According to the Minister of state planning Biting Abd al-Fattah, Iraq needs 88 billion and a quarter of that amount – immediately. Not having the funds, it is impossible to start rebuilding the health system, education, infrastructure.