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Iraq sends humanitarian aid for Iran's flood-hit areas: reports

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Continue to back Iran even amid U.S. sanctions, Humanitarian aid of Iraqi people for the flood-affected Iranians arrived in the southern province of Khuzestan on Wednesday, according to the Iranian IRNA.

Iranian Consul General Ahmad Siahpoush told IRNA that Iraqi popular groups in contacts with Iran's mission in Iraq have donated and expressed their readiness to help people who were affected by the recent floods.

The aid includes 100 tons of food from Iraqis in the southern provinces of Iraq.
The Iranian diplomat also noted that 50 trucks of aid supplies from Iraqi people would be dispatched to the flood-hit areas in Iran in coming days.

The active governor of Khorramshahr in Khuzestan Province confirmed the arrival of the aid through Shalamche border crossing in Iran on Wednesday.

Khuzestan was hit by floods due to heavy rains over the past few days. Flooding has made hundreds of people homeless.


IMIS, the popular part of Iraq's Army, has played a big role in organizing the aid.

Last Modified: Friday، 12 April 2019 12:13 AM