Out of the goodness of its heart. With a giant electricity agreement worth billions.
The Germans may not have been prepared to help free the country from Saddam Hussein militarily but they have finally taken a great step forward and are now prepared to free it from lots and lots of money makes the world go around.
Iraq and German giant Siemens have signed a framework electricity agreement potentially worth billions of dollars. The Iraqi premier was in Berlin to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
“Our claim is that we are a reliable and affordable power supplier to the people of Iraq and want to help them rebuild their country.”