$30 bn raised for Iraq reconstruction: Kuwait FM

Kuwait City (AFP) – An international conference for the reconstruction of Iraq on Wednesday raised $30 billion for the war-torn country, the host Kuwait announced. 

“The commitment of the international community at the conference was clear,” said Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled Al-Sabah, adding that 76 countries, numerous international funds and global organisations had made pledges.