26-12-2012 | (Voice of Iraq)
Said members of
the parliamentary committee tasked with investigating the Russian arms
deal, on Tuesday, it raised the priorities of its work to the Presidency
of the Council of Representatives to be announced at today's meeting
Wednesday, after the event of disagreement inside without reaching a
compromise formula for the final report.
As stressed that the committee did not reach all the facts about the
Russian deal, especially after the failure of the Office of the
Commander in Chief to respond to questions directed to him, said the
investigation proved that the agreed price exceeds the real price by
30%, pointing to the existence of Arab mediators and foreigners as well
as Iraqis are nationals of other countries.
And revealed the signing of Iraq and Russia for the deal initialed, and
that the Iraqi delegation has opened an escrow account, and that the
contract exceeds allocations to the Ministry of Defence itself.
commission of inquiry parliamentary costly deal of Russian weapons,
announced last Thursday, completed the investigation with 30 personal
covered the investigation, stressing that The Russian side promised a
number of personalities to "Komhnat" If what has been passing the deal.
The Iraqi government has signed a deal to buy Russian weapons worth $
4.2 billion, and included, according to reports Russian aircraft MiG-29,
and 30 attack helicopters Mi - 28, and 42 Pantsir - S 1 A missile
systems Land - Joe. says MP Chuan Mohamed Taha, a member of the security
and defense committee, said that "the inquiry deal of Russian arms and
through three meetings reached because of signed contracts initialed by
the Iraqi side, although negotiations have been under the auspices of
the Russian Federation, and the financial transactions already started
by opening an escrow account without coverage.
"adds Taha, in an
exclusive interview with" long ", saying" there is a vast difference in
the amounts of weapons up to 30% and there is also greatly exaggerated
the prices of some types of weapons Kalguenas ", referring to the "The
amounts agreed in the deal beyond the mandate of the Ministry of Defence
which do not have such allocations to cover the eighth transaction."
and indicates a Kurdish lawmaker said that "the Commission discovered
the existence of intermediaries Iraqis and non-Iraqis," stressing that
"the investigation committee sent more than one message to the commander
of the armed forces Nouri al-Maliki include questions about the deal,
but the latter does not respond, we did not provide a justification for
failing to answer, "stressing" the existence of the recommendations
annexed to the Commission at the conclusion of its work despite not
reaching all the facts. "
He continues committee member investigative saying "so we referred the
file to the Integrity Commission and the Supreme Judicial Council to
work on the investigation with the names put forward are both Defense
Minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi, and MP Ali al-Dabbagh, the Attorney Izzat
Shabandar and adviser presidency Abdul Aziz al-Badri."
And refers to other names, including Arab mediators and an Iraqi
businessman of foreign nationality, "in addition to an unknown person
not only know his name Yuri and we have no other information about him."
In the same context, says other Member of the Committee on
Investigation Deputy Governor Zamili that "meetings of the Committee
reached semi-agreement that is converted the case to the Judicial
Council and the Integrity Commission and delivered all statements made
by the witnesses. "and adds Zamili, in an interview with the" long
The people who have been housed in the Commission talked
about the existence of mediators, including Ross and Iraqi and Lebanese "
, adding that "the investigation proved the existence of corruption in
the deal, as we discovered discrepancy between a delegation to negotiate
prices first and second delegation."
He continues a member of the security and defense committee said that
"statements that we took of the names mentioned contradict with each
other sometimes, but we got those certificates and testimonies to result
completed the report, and the rest should work it up and bring it more
because we're not a judicial committee."
In the meantime, senior source
revealed , from within the investigative committee, "and there is
considerable disagreement within the committee on the final version of
the report prevented the exit of one outcome, and that the disagreement
was between members of the rule of law and the Chairman of the Committee
The source adds, who asked not to be named, said, "This dispute led us
to raise the primitives of the presidium of the House of Representatives
which, in turn, will be offered to prepare the report and submit it at a
meeting tomorrow (Wednesday)."
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