Freeland announces $12 million for reconstruction efforts in Iraq


A boy holds onto his mother as a Iraqi special forces armored vehicles drive by, during fighting with Islamic state militants in western Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Tuesday that the federal government will contribute¬†$12 million to help rebuild areas liberated from the Islamic State in Iraq. The funding will go toward rebuilding roads, hospitals and government buildings in Iraq, according to a release from Global Affairs. The funding is also intended to help law enforcement and […]

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