Washington has asked Iraq to prevent the passage of Russian planes to Syria but to no avail
“The New York Times:” Washington has asked Iraq to prevent the passage of Russian planes to Syria but to no avail
Posted 16/09/2015 12:17 PM
“New York Times” the American said, that Washington has asked the prime minister Haider al-Abadi prevent Russian aircraft loaded with the passage of weapons to Syria in Iraqi airspace. The newspaper noted, that such a request, if officially confirmed, will be a test for “Abadi”, especially as the Chairman former Minister Nuri al-Maliki faced accusations by authorizing the Russian and Iranian planes over to Syria. Russia was announced, last Thursday, they convey an atmosphere of humanitarian aid and military equipment to Syria, despite US pressure on nearby countries to close the airspace in the face of these trips. The officials stressed US earlier, that the Russian aircraft had already crossed the Iraqi and Iranian airspace before they reach the Syrian territory to provide military support to the Syrian regime.