10/23/2013 - 12:18 pm |
According to a member of the parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee, Imad Youkhana that perpetuate armament relationship between Iraq and Russia Letter to the United States that the chances of open arms to Iraq.
He said Youkhana, according to a statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it today, "directed Iraq to buy arms from Russia, a natural extension of arming decades of the Soviet and Russian later and a message to the United States that are associated with Iraq to the Convention on the strategy that the chances arms open to Iraq with the opening the global arms market and diversity. "
He explained that the "meal of new Russian weapons will improve the efficiency of Iraqi forces in the face of terrorist activities and monitoring, especially as it includes helicopters used in this area," he said, adding that "Iraq today is free to open to countries that possess technology arm sophisticated serve Iraq in the fight against terrorism and maintain its security. "
It is noteworthy that Iraq has signed a security pact with the United States and one of the paragraphs of this Convention supply Iraq with weapons and military equipment while observers and politicians stressed that the U.S. side may tarry to comply with this paragraph and the last several arms deals.
The commander of the armed forces of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has visited Russia at the head of parliamentary delegation, political, and held several positions while revealed later in the existence of suspicions of corruption in the transactions was to open an investigation by, but Maliki insisted on continuing transactions weapons with the Russian side
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