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Kuwait donates 10 million dollars to Iraq
www.chinaview.cn 2005-09-05 01:52:59

    KUWAIT CITY, Sept. 4 (Xinhuanet) -- The Kuwaiti cabinet approved onSunday a donation of 10 million US dollars to Iraq, the official KUNA news agency reported.

    The cabinet said in a statement that reviewing a recent stampedeon Al-Aemma bridge in Kazemiya, Iraq, which resulted in hundreds ofdeaths, the Kuwaiti government has decided to donate 10 million dollars to the Iraqi people.

    Half of the aid will be turned over to the Iraqi Red Crescent Society, and the rest to the Iraqi government for victims of tragicincidents anywhere in the country, said the statement. Enditem

    

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