Terms of America not to use arms against citizens push the Iraqi government to buy weapons from Russia

“Kurdistan”: Terms of America not to use arms against citizens push the Iraqi government to buy weapons from Russia

Published 05/10/2012 11:20 AM

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said the Kurdistan Alliance MP Chuan Mohamed Taha that the conditions laid down by the United States and NATO to arm the Iraqi army prompted the government to resort to Russia for the supply of arms.
said Chuan Mohamed Taha told him site KDP that “asylum Iraq buy Russian weapons came after the conditions set by the United States and NATO, which is not to use weapons against citizens and not to sell offensive weapons. ”

Shwan Mohammed Taha

He Taha that “there is confusion in the policy of arming the Iraqi army,” noting that “the General Command of the Armed Forces are expected deals armament without informed the House of Representatives.”
and said that “the state law does not take the opinion of one at the conclusion of arms deals.”
and show Kurdistan concern arming the Iraqi army offensive weapons heavy fear of negative experiences from previous exposed the people of Kurdistan at the hands of Iraqi regimes previous calls region states processed for Iraq weapons defense heavy requirement that it not be used against the Iraqi people before being sold to the Iraqi government Federal.
comes the statement after announcement, Iraqi government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh first on Wednesday that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will visit Russia on the eighth of this month, at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin, in light of efforts to hold the Iraqi arm deal with Russia.
Source: altahreernews