Iraq awaiting the arrival of 23 combat helicopters from Russia
Wednesday, 10/21/2015 1:44
Follow-up / Baghdad news
was announced, media advisor to the Ministry of Defense official and spokesman Naseer Nouri Mohammed, on Tuesday, that Iraq is awaiting the arrival of about 23 helicopter fighter of the Russian Federation until the end of this year. Mohammed said in an interview, I followed "Baghdad News" that "these Russian helicopters of Mi -35 Lome -28, which is within the contracts concluded between Baghdad and Moscow, including two years and again last year before, and will turn to Iraq, during the next two months. "The prime minister Haider al-Abadi visited Russia, 21 last May, and entered through Deal arming visit included Iraqi forces equipped with the kinds of weapons, including, "PKC", and "singlet", and medium-weapons, and some mortars, and large numbers of gear, snipers, binoculars and night vision, an Iraqi official sources valued it at $ 4.5 billion. He Russian President Vladimir Putin, during his meeting with Prime Minister al-Abadi in Moscow, expressed his country's support for Iraq, which he described as "old partner and the Secretary in the region," stressing that "our relations evolving successful." Putin pointed out that Russian companies "investing billions of dollars" in Iraq He stressed the keenness of Russia on the development of military-technical cooperation with him.
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