Al-Ardawi: Iraq has the power to buy the Russian S-400 system
09:25 - 19/08/2019
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Security expert Abbas al-Arwadi said on Monday that the government is not obliged to import US weapons, but has the authority to import the weapons it wants from different countries, pointing out that the purchase of air defense system, whether Russian or Iranian, is an ideal solution to stop the penetration of Iraqi airspace by US and Zionist aircraft.
Al-Ardawi said in a statement to the information, that "America has worked since 2003 to this day to control the Iraqi civilian and military airspace, but the developments of the situation and the repeated targeting of the Popular Mobilization and security forces and the penetration of the airspace by the Zionist aircraft made the government draw attention to the airspace and restrict air traffic ”.
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needs an air defense system, such as the S-400 or the Iranian Khudar system, especially after it proved effective in shooting down the American plane in Hormuz."
He explained that "the Ministry of Defense has a huge budget can contract with allies of Iraq and buy a sophisticated air defense system to control the atmosphere and prevent the entry of any unauthorized aircraft."
He explained that "the activation of ground armament would be useless if not controlled by a tight control of the atmosphere to prevent the targeting of Iraqi ground weapons by hostile aviation."
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is not obliged to buy US weapons, which makes it open to various countries in the import of arms or the purchase of air defense system, whether from Russia or Iran." Finished 25 N