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USAID Committed To Providing Humanitarian Aid To Help Iraq Recover From War With IS, U.S. Official Says

Reuters: U.S. agency to help Iraq recover from IS despite Trump aid cuts
“The United States is committed to helping Iraq recover from three years of war against Islamic State despite President Donald Trump cutting the foreign aid budget, a senior official in its main government aid agency has said. Thomas Staal, the counselor of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), said the agency would continue to provide basic humanitarian services and additional support for minority groups such as psychosocial support to those who suffered genocide, slavery, and gender-based violence…” (Aboulenein, 12/10).