The chairman of the Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce said the Arab country has released $2.7 billion worth of Iranian funds.

Report informs via Tasnim that Yahya Al-e Es’hagh on Saturday said that neighboring Iraq has released $2.7 billion worth of Iranian assets left with banks of the country.

Regarding the latest news on the release of a part of Iranian frozen assets in Iraq, the official added that a part of Iran’s frozen assets in Iraq has been allocated for the provision of funds needed by Iranian Hajj pilgrims.

Also, another part of the assets has been used to pay for the provision of staples, Al-e Es’hagh added.