National Alliance objected to send pilots to the United States is not among them Shiite

National Alliance objected to send pilots to the United States is not among them Shiite

Posted 05/08/2012 08:24 AM

Babinaoz (Reuters) – An informed source from the National Alliance for the existence of sharp differences between the political blocs on sending a group of Iraqi pilots to the United States by the Iraqi air force because of the lack of a “Shiite” them, pointing out that the alliance demanded to postpone the arrival of aircraft deal of the ” F-16. ”
He said the Kurdistan Alliance, that the selection of pilots is up to the leadership of the Air Force as her competence and knowledge more than others on this subject, explaining that the agreements pilot training has a lot of ambiguity and need discussion.
so called Iraqi List, to be chosen Iraqi pilots in accordance with criteria and standards are far from sectarian and partisan.

The source from within the National Alliance, who declined to be identified (range) “There are differences between the political blocs on sending (10) pilots to the United States by the Iraqi Air Force for training to use aircraft F-16 prior to arrival to Baghdad is not including one of the component Shiite, he said, pointing out that the presidency of the Air Force did not take into account the balance in the case of naming pilots, where she focused on the Sunni and Kurdish only which raised the ire of the National Alliance and its demand to delay the arrival of aircraft, the “F-16,” which became a number (36) plane would reach Baghdad in 2014.

From his part, the Kurdistan Alliance, the issue of selection of the pilots back to the commander of the Air Force, one of the sets according to the powers granted to him on the grounds that he know *** so than others, revealed the existence of an important meeting includes the security and defense committee parliamentary with the Federal Ministry of Defense and the Peshmerga for details on the agreements Reinforcing concluded by the Federal Government with the United States.
In an interview with “long” A member of the Commission on Security and Defence parliamentary Hassan Jihad, “The agreement signed by the Iraqi government and the United States on the training of Iraqi pilots did not know where to have reached and what are the details of the minute”.
He “The current work is focused on creating military airports, equipment and other means in order to receive the aircraft, the” F-16 “as well as pilots, too, adding that the information vague so far about the preparations for Iraq’s final reception of these aircraft.
and the Iraqi government signed an agreement with the United States to train 10 of the pilots Iraqi air force is a step in preparation for U.S. approval to sell the Iraq combat aircraft type F-16 last March.
Source: babnews