Iraq will urge the United States to hand him over drones and F -16 to combat armed groups
A security official: Iraq will urge the United States to hand him over drones and F -16 to combat armed groups
Posted, 21:06 26/10/2013
Agencies – agent said Iraq’s national security adviser, said that the Baghdad government want to take over immediately drones and a U.S. F-16 fighter jets, to counter the al-Qaida fighters who are making gains in the west of the country.
The clarity of Sheikh Hussein, in an interview with Reuters': The first thing that سيطلبه Prime Minister is to speed up the process of sending drones and F-16 aircraft.
He continued by saying: that the initial response from the United States was positive, but it depends on the delivery date, we want immediately, pointing out: that Iraq is going to die if he did not get American weapons, many countries suffered military equipment.
Russia and these countries with which Iraq has signed already a deal worth four billion dollars to provide him with helicopters and surveillance equipment.
Said Hussein, a former officer Air Force Iraq: The Iraqi government does not have the potential to control the border, noting: that in the era of Saddam Hussein had a ten teams of border guards, about 100 thousand men, the number is now much lower and we have no air forces.
He added: that some of the more sophisticated weapons than those that were owned by al Qaeda in Iraq, for example, anti-aircraft weapons that were used against our helicopters.
He pointed out: that there are indications that Saudi Arabia funded Sunni groups in Iraq and these groups to receive funding from individuals in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait.
Hussein pointed out: that al Qaeda harbors the intention to further escalation … But the government also reorganize security operations and do some work in the field of intelligence, so I do not think that the security situation will collapse.
He noted: that the goal of al Qaeda is the composition of areas under its control, may not have complete control, but partial control, this is what the spin battle for him. O, o