Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Iraq confirms the purchase of Russian-made helicopters and air defence systems for next summer

By next summer, Russia will supply Iraq with helicopters and anti-aircraft batteries, has indicated, the Iraqi Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari. "I think the first deliveries of Russian weapons in Iraq will take place no later than the summer. The main equipment are helicopters and air defense batteries," said the diplomat in Iraq during an interview with the Voice of Russia.
Iraq could buy 30 Russian-made Mi-28 attack helicopters.

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