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Iraq "Wants to Buy Russian Arms"

Russia's Deputy Prime Minister, Dmitry Rogozin, said on Tuesday that both Libya and Iraq continue to show interest in buying Russian-made weaponry despite regime changes in these countries. According to RIA, the minister, who oversees the Russian defense industry, told reporters in Moscow: “The Libyan military leadership and the Iraqi government have shown serious interest […]

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Maliki Calls on Korea to Supply Arms

Premier Nouri al-Maliki called on South Korea to provide Iraq with military training planes, as well cooperation in other armaments, according to Aswat al-Iraq. During his meeting with South Korean State Minister for Military Industries, Nu D Lee, Maliki called for activation of all contracts signed with the Korean side, in addition to supporting projects […]

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$13bn Iraq-US Deal may be Cancelled due to Corruption

An arms deal under which Iraq would buy $13 billion in American weapons has been recommended for cancellation by the Iraqi parliament’s integrity committee, reports AKnews. The deal has been criticized for involving extensive financial corruption. A member of the committee, Aliya Nussaif, told AKnews that the parliament has passed a request by the committee […]