Iraq recovers $ 500,000 from Lebanon from the former regime




[Ayna-Baghdad]
The Integrity Commission announced on Thursday the recovery of funds belonging to the former regime deposited in Lebanese banks.


A statement of integrity received by the agency all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, "The recovery department in the Integrity Commission confirmed that the technical team supported to recover the funds of Iraq from the recovery of nearly half a million dollars was deposited in the account of the director of a military manufacturing company of the former regime and his wife in a bank Lebanese. "

According to the statement, "the team’s follow-up in cooperation with the Ministries of Justice and Foreign Affairs of the documents and legal evidence in support of the file led to the conversion of their accounts to the account of Iraq in the Development Fund for Iraq."

The Chamber noted that "the Director of the Company is covered by the Security Council resolutions [1483 and 1518 of 2003]. The first resolution obligates Member States that have funds, other financial assets or economic resources removed from Iraq by freezing them and transferring them to the Development Fund for Iraq."

The Integrity Commission announced in early October that the technical team supported the recovery of Iraq’s money from the recovery of funds belonging to the dissolved military industrial era of the regime was deposited in a bank in Jordan.

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