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What's the status of IMF loan as Iraq dismisses finance minister?

The International Monetary Fund has granted a $3 billion loan to Iraq; however, parliament and the government have not yet reached an agreement over the loan conditions.
An exterior view of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters is seen in Washington July 1, 2015. Greece's last-minute overtures to international creditors for financial aid on Tuesday were not enough to save the country from becoming the first developed economy to default on a loan with the International Monetary Fund. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX1IO51

BAGHDAD — Prior to his dismissal Sept. 21, Iraqi Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari ran successful negotiations with international banks to obtain financial support for Iraq. His last achievement was a $3 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that was secured during negotiations on Sept. 9.

These second round of negotiations between the Iraqi government and the IMF took place in the Jordanian capital Amman. The loan addresses the huge deficit in the 2016-17 fiscal budget due to lower oil prices; however, mystery still surrounds the amount of money that Iraq will have to pay in interest and the conditions imposed by the IMF on the Iraqi government.

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