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Iraqi Economic Contact Group

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 120854, tabled on 25 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what conclusions were reached at the recent Iraqi Economic Contact Group meeting held in London.

Answered on

1 December 2020

The UK was proud to partner with the Government of Iraq, international partners and international financial institutions to launch the Iraq Economic Contact Group (IECG) on 22 October 2020. Partners agreed to work with the Government to develop an implementation plan and establish a delivery unit to support reforms to stabilise the economy. The IECG will convene quarterly to assess risks and coordinate international resources behind reform delivery.