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Iraq wheat, rice imports to depend on local harvest in 2018 - minister

KUWAIT, Feb 14 (Reuters) - The amount of Iraq's wheat and
rice imports in 2018 will depend on the local harvest this
season, the planning minister said on Wednesday.

Salman al-Jumaili was speaking to Reuters on the sidelines
of a conference in Kuwait where donors have gathered to discuss
efforts to rebuild post-war Iraq's economy and infrastructure.

(Reporting By Ahmed Hagagy; Writing by Aziz El Yaakoubi;
Editing by Edmund Blair)

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