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The European Commission is scaling up its response to the humanitarian crisis in Iraq with a new aid package worth €42.5m. The funding was announced by EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, during his fifth visit to the country since taking office.
The Iraqi minister also said that Russian oil major Lukoil, which has West Qurna-2 project in Iraq, expressed its readiness to cup its daily oil production by 20,000 barrels
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Refugees fleeing the western side of Mosul since February have reached nearly 100.000 as battles continue between Islamic State militants and Iraqi government troops seeking to recapture the region, the Iraqi government said Sunday.