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At Tokyo Conference, Iraq Calls for Aid

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At Tokyo Conference, Iraq Calls for Aid

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At Tokyo Conference, Iraq Calls for Aid

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Iraq Deputy Prime Minister Barham Saleh, right, speaks at an Iraq donors meeting in Tokyo, Oct. 13, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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Representatives from 50 countries gather in Tokyo for the Iraq Donor Conference. The meeting follows one held in May 2004 at which donor nations pledged nearly $14 billion for the reconstruction effort. So far, only a small portion of that money has been provided. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Rob Gifford.