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Question: What will be the annual operating costs for running our Embassy and consulates in Iraq?
Answer: The Department requested $3.8 billion for operations in Iraq during FY 2012. This figure includes mission operations, such as security, logistics, and life support, as well as construction, educational and cultural exchanges, contributions to international organizations, and other general management expenses.
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