Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Launch of Economic Recovery Program Delayed in Iraq

As reported on Radio Free Europe, “the UN and Iraqi government postponed the launch of a major economic recovery program on July 18.” According to Deputy Prime Minister Barham Salih, the five-year program, called the International Compact for Iraq, was postponed “because of difficulties in getting high-level participants into Baghdad and because of the situation in Lebanon.”

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