Canceled Russian arms deal and the formation of a new committee to negotiate

A member of the security and defense committee: was canceled Russian arms deal and the formation of a new committee to negotiate

Editor: NQ | MM Friday, 09 T 2 2012 13:52 GMT

Russian tanks newly manufactured
Alsumaria News / Baghdad A member of the Commission on Security and Defense parliamentary Friday, the cancellation of the Iraqi government deal to buy Russian weapons, stressing the formation of a new committee to negotiate is sent to Russia earlier, as pointed out that the amount of corruption in the deal “very large.” said Governor Zamili said in an interview for “Alsumaria News”, “The government and the Prime Minister indicated that the purchase of Russian arms where suspicion and clear and corruption up to $ 195 million,” noting that “the prime minister canceled the deal was formed a new committee to negotiate is sent to Russia previously . ” said Zamili, a deputy from the Liberal bloc that “Prime Minister’s visit to Russia was preceded by frequent visits to some officials,” adding that “there mediators and some relations side and interventions that have raised the ire of everyone.” The member of the Security and Defense Committee that “the amount of corruption in the deal behemoth There implicated to some people, “pointing out that” the deal was rejected by many members of the Commission on Security and Defense parliamentary who are certain about the existence of corruption in it. ” He Zamili that “the Iraqi army needs arms and training to the presence dangers and the targeting of Iraq,” expressing his his refusal to “be most funds allocated for arming go into the pockets of corrupt.” and was chairman of the Commission on Security and Defense parliamentary Hassan Sinead has defended, in the (October 13, 2012), for armament contracts signed by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki with Russia and the Czech Republic, while Tmina that the weapons will be imported defensive rather than offensive, confirmed that an Iraqi delegation will visit the two countries after two weeks of the signing of the final versions of those contracts. announced committee member of quitting, in (20 October 2012), closely formed a committee to follow up armament contracts concluded by the Iraqi government recently , noting that the formation of the committee comes in response to an invitation cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and many of the other claims. announced Russia, in (9 October 2012), it has signed deals to sell weapons worth $ 4.2 billion with Iraq to become the largest arms supplier to him after the United States, As reported Vedomosti, Russian arms deal valued at $ 4.2 billion and is being negotiated include aircraft MiG-29 and 30 attack helicopter Mi -28, 42 Pantsir – S 1 A missile systems Land – Joe. announced, media advisor to Prime Minister Ali al-Moussawi, in ( 12 October 2012), that Iraq and the Czech Republic have agreed to amend the terms of a contract to purchase 24 aircraft of the type L-159, and among that Prague will provide Iraq with four planes for free, it was considered that the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to Czech and meeting Bmsaouliha was successful. ended Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, in (12 October 2012), his official visit, which included Russia and the Czech Republic which aroused mixed reactions by the Kurds where he made the Kurdistan Alliance, in (13 October 2012), concern about the deals armament held by the Iraqi government with Russia and the Czech Republic, calling to clarify the mechanisms of those transactions, while students not to exclude the Peshmerga forces them. seeks Iraqi government to arm the Iraqi army all صنوفه, where contracted with a number of countries in the world arms manufacturing advanced, including the United States for the purpose of processing the army of armored vehicles and tanks advanced aircraft and helicopters and gunships them The F16 and declared Office of the Adjutant General of the Armed Forces Nouri al-Maliki, in (13 May 2012), that Iraq will receive the first batch of them in 2014. noteworthy that the current Iraqi army consists of 15 military band mostly infantry divisions estimated several members of around 350 thousand soldiers, and has what At least 140 tanks Abrams American newly manufactured, in addition to 170 Russian tanks and Hungarian-made, most of them in aid of NATO to the Iraqi government and hundreds of personnel carriers and heavy artillery and rocket launchers, as well as a number of helicopters, Russian and American-made, and a number of naval vessels in the Umm Qasr port to protect Iraqi oil exports.

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