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Washington allocates over $20 million for rehabilitating Qayyarah airbase

Qayyarah airbase. File photo.
Qayyarah airbase. File photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – Member of the National Coalition Haneen al-Qadu informed that the United States has allocated over 20 million US dollars for rehabilitating Qayyarah airbase, which will be ready in one month.

Qadu, in a statement said, “US is keen to reconstruct and rehabilitate Qayyarah airbase south of Mosul to serve as the launching airbase of Iraqi aircraft towards Nineveh for fighting ISIS.”

“The United States has allocated over 20 million US dollars to rehabilitate the airbase within one month. This base was chosen due to its strategic location near the operations area in Nineveh,” he added.



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