Defense Ministry: US Embassy prevents the government from buying the Russian S400
19:33 - 10/09/2019
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The US Committee for Security and Defense on Tuesday, the US embassy in Baghdad to pressure the Iraqi government to retreat from its intention to buy the Russian air defense system S400.
Committee member Karim Alaiwi said in a statement to the information, that "the government has the right to diversify the sources of arming the army, but the pressure of the US embassy is trying not to get out of the country in the burden of US arms issues," pointing out that "Washington will not allow the Iraqi government to go towards Buy the Russian S-400 air defense system. ”
He added that "Washington is putting great pressure on the Iraqi government to retreat from its intention to buy the Russian air defense system."
Earlier, the Parliamentary Security and Defense Committee called on Prime Minister and Commander-in-Chief [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
purchase the Russian S-400 air defense system to preserve the country's sovereignty from repeated air penetrations. Finished 25 T.