Since 07/31/2015 15:20 pm (Baghdad time)
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An informed military source, on Friday, all kinds of weapons contracted by Iraq with Russia and agreed by the Defence Minister Khaled al-Obeidi during his recent visit to St. Petersburg.
The source, who occupies a position in the Department of Defense’s / scales News / that “al-Obeidi has enabled arms contracts concluded by concluded by the previous government with Russia,” revealing that “al-Obeidi, persuaded the Russians to accept foreign bonds from Iraq and guarantee the Iraqi Central to reimburse old transactions due to the financial crunch Iraq is going through. ”
The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said “al-Obeidi signed the new deal on the purchase of helicopters helicopter, weapons and materiel qualitative to fight the cities and streets,” noting that “al-Obeidi, also agreed with Russia to supply Iraq with artillery and snipers long-term and night-vision goggles.”
This “signed and Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, on Thursday, the military cooperation with the Russian Federal Commission agreement.”
The ministry said in a statement received / scales News / copy of it, that “the defense minister signed a military cooperation with the head of the Russian Federal Commission agreement (Alexander Fomin) in the Federal Saint Petersburg, Russia.”
And it concluded “noon, last Wednesday, in the city of Saint Petersburg Russian first round of talks for the realization of the Iraqi Government Commission – Russian Military-Technical Cooperation, headed for the Iraqi side and Defence Minister Khaled al-Obeidi tired and on the Russian side, Mr. Alexander Fomin head of the Russian Federal Service” .anthy 29 / j 25