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Article quotes: “The Iraqi government is working hard to implement financial and administrative reforms, and the reform white paper outlines to overcoming crises and achieves development in various fields.”; “Al-Kadhimi’s European Tour which started on October 18 includes London, Paris and Berlin.” I believe they are looking for people to invest in Iraq’s economy which is about to boom. He’s not out begging for a hand out.  He’s looking for investment in Iraq because they are about to revalue their currency in my opinion. He’s doing this so they have deals in place to hit the ground running.