Russian newspaper: Moscow recognizes the Baghdad / 40 / combat helicopter

Russian newspaper: Moscow recognizes the Baghdad / 40 / combat helicopter

Friday, October 18, 2013 14:30

Moscow recognizes the Baghdad 40 combat helicopterMoscow / Baghdadi news / .. According to the newspaper “Izvestia” Russian, said Friday that Moscow began delivery of an arms deal for Iraq in accordance with the contract signed between the two countries in 2012 under which Baghdad get 40 fighter helicopter models “Mei -35″ and “May 28″.
The newspaper said in its edition today that “battalions of Iraqi experts finished his training on the use of helicopters” Mi -35 “at the training center of the Russian Air Force in” Torzhok, “pointing out that” the arms deal between Russia and Iraq also include weapons, especially the fight against terrorism ” .
According to the newspaper, the Moscow Baghdad relieved of the debt owed to the former Soviet Union for the purchase of large quantities of Russian arms, with an estimated value of the arms deal signed by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Moscow last year by more than $ 4 billion. Finished / 21

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