Shafaq News / The leader of al- Iraqiya List coalition and former Prime Minister, Iyad Allawi said on Tuesday that Iraq can’t prevent Iran from transferring weapons to Syria
through the airspace to support the regime of President Bashar al-Assad in his war against the opposition
“Iraq has sovereignty but it cannot prevent the transfer of Iranian weapons to Syria by air,” Allawi Tweeted on the social networking site “Twitter “briefed by “Shafaq News”.
Allawi called "the government to dialogue or resort to the United Nations”.
Iraq announced over recent months, inspecting Iranian planes on their way to Syria and said that the planes were devoid from any military equipment or weapons
The Iraqi Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari talked last July in an interview briefed by "Shafaq News”, that “he told Westerners that Iraq is unable to stop the transfer of weapons from Tehran to Damascus if this process exists
Iraq led by Shiite - led has close ties with Iran, the main ally of the Syrian regime in Damascus, who faces an armed opposition to overthrew him from power
The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry had said earlier, that the Iraqi airspace contribute in the remain of President Bashar al-Assad regime in power, noting for reporters that he had urged Prime Minister , Nuri al-Maliki to inspect Iranian planes coming to Syria through Iraqi airspace
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