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Iran says $11 Million a day going to the war with Iraq

Iran is allocating nearly $11 million a day to the war against Iraq in the next fiscal year and will if necessary increase this figure to this year's level of $16 million, Prime Minister Mir-Hossein Moussavi told parliament Tuesday.

About a third of total spending was connected in some way with the three-year-old war, he added.

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