Turkey provides $500,000 to Iraq's Anbar province

Since last December, the Sunni-majority province Anbar has been under attack by rebels from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ( ISIL) which Baghdad claims are linked to Al-Qaeda.

Turkey provides $500,000 to Iraq's Anbar province

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey has offered $500,000 in humanitarian assistance to Iraq's Anbar province, where 66,000 people have been displaced during the last three months of fighting, according to a statement from the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).

Since last December, the Sunni-majority province of Anbar has been under attack by militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant rebels ( ISIL) which Baghdad claims are linked to Al-Qaeda.

The Turkish MFA expressed concern over rising humanitarian crisis in Anbar adding that Turkey fully supports Iraq in its fights against terrorism.

The UN has already sent humanitarian convoys to scale up humanitarian assistance to communities displaced by the ongoing military operations in Anbar.

Last Mod: 03 Nisan 2014, 13:46
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