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US to implement projects serving Christian, Yezidi areas in Iraq

Mark Green

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) administrator, Mark Green announced that his country will implement 10 projects for the reconstruction of Christian and Yezidi areas destroyed by ISIS terrorist group.

"10 plans for the reconstruction of Christians' areas in Nineveh Plain and Yezidis' villages around the Sinjar region of northern Iraq have been implemented", Green said in a press statement.

Green pointed out that the projects will focus on the restoration of water and electricity services in areas inhabited by religious minorities targeted by ISIS.

He stressed these projects aim at creating the right environment for the people of these areas in order to enable them to return to them.