United States delivered to Iraq two naval ships

United States delivered to Iraq two naval ships

Sunday, December 23, 2012 16:29

BAGHDAD / Baghdadiya News / .. The U.S. embassy in Baghdad, Sunday, delivered two naval ships to the Iraqi government.
A statement issued by the U.S. Embassy received / Baghdadiya News / copy of it, that “freedom of the United States has handed over the Iraqi government Sevigny support offshore length with one of them meters,” pointing to “the handover took place in the port of Umm Qasr in southern Iraq according ceremony official the presence of the commander of the Iraqi Navy Admiral Ali Hussein Ali and officials of the Iraqi government and the embassy and consulate in the Americas. ”
He added that “two support vessels is one of the large ships that could provide support for maritime operations for the protection of Iraqi territorial waters as well as providing the necessary support for the Iraqi patrol boats and fast assault boats stationed in the sea.”
He said “support includes floating oil platforms and the movements of security men and cleaning work in environmental event of an oil spill from floating platforms in the face of emergencies.”
The United States has signed a long-term agreement linked with Iraq as part of the strategic framework agreement signed between the two countries. Expire / 21

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