Pentagon Announces sent light arms to Iraq

Pentagon Announces sent light arms to Iraq

01/18/2014 16:31

Pentagon Announces sent light arms to IraqFollow-up – and babysit –
Announced that the U.S. Defense Department (Pentagon), said on Saturday its intention to send small arms and ammunition to Iraq as “soon as possible”, and confirmed that the sending of weapons came in response to a request by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to help its armed forces in the face of al-Qaeda in Anbar province, “As indicated it “Do not continue to discuss the topic of training Iraqi security forces in a third country, denied that the training in the Hashemite Kingdom.

He said Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steve Warren said in an interview transfer site Bloom Berg (Bloomberg) news the U.S. “The new batch of military aid will be sent to Iraq as soon as possible in response to a request by the Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to the U.S. administration to help its armed forces to confront al-Qaeda militants and expelled from the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi, “indicating that” small arms predisposing now to be sent to Iraq do not require the approval of Congress, Other. ”

And on talks with Iraq and whether the U.S. included a discussion on the task of training a new, clearer and Warren that “The U.S. administration is now discussing the topic”, pointing out that it “is well aware that it is very important to be Iraq’s military capabilities empowered.”

For its part, denied White House spokeswoman Jennifer Bsaki “Health reports that the training of the Iraqi army will be in Jordan,” and explained, “I know that there are reports of this matter, which I think they have indicated where to Jordan but it is incorrect.”

Washington is seeking to accelerate handing over Iraq shipment of 100 rockets Joe – Land of type Hellfire and balloons for control with nearly 10 reconnaissance planes march, however, the missiles Hellfire can only be used to target specific locations and narrow, while the drones non-combat which is the size of the plane of the game can not be effectively tanks and Apache helicopters requested by Iraq and the United States long ago.

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