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US launches $5 million airport security program in Iraq

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Officials from the US Embassy in Baghdad and Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA), announced implementing a $5 million airport security program in Iraq.

The US government-funded initiative "will provide both training and equipment in close coordination and partnership with Iraq civil aviation experts," a statement by the US Consulate General in Erbil read.

Joey Hood, chargé d'affaires at the US embassy in Baghdad lauded the program, saying that it would help Iraq attract foreign investors, according to the statement.

Last Modified: Friday، 03 May 2019 01:54 AM
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