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Iraq Considers Russian Air Defense System

An Iraqi lawmaker said Baghdad is considering purchasing advanced Russian air defense systems to enhance its air capabilities and protect its airspace. Baghdad is studying the purchase of Russian made long-range, surface-to-air S-300 systems or S-400 missile defense systems if the United States does not provide it with modern air defense systems, the Chairman of […]

Iraq steps up Search for Advanced Air Defense System

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq recognizes its urgent need to develop a defense system to prevent violations of its airspace and targeting of its Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) sites. Whether the solution will […]

Iraq Purchase of Russian S-400 'not on the table yet'

Iraq is not discussing the purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense system, Iraq’s ambassador to Russia has told Rudaw, following rumors Baghdad is in the market for such a system to counter recent Israeli airstrikes on Iraqi territory. “There haven’t been and there aren’t any discussions or consultations between the Iraqi government and the […]

Has Russia begun to Play a Role in Iraq?

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Has Russia begun to play a role in Iraq? Member of the Iraqi parliament's Security and Defense Committee Hakim al-Zamili announced May 9 that negotiations were underway to buy an S-400 air missile system from […]

Iraq Denies Deal to buy Russian S-400 Missiles

The Iraqi government has denied concluding any deal with Russia to supply Baghdad with S-400 anti-aircraft missiles, but confirming Iraq’s right to import weaponry from any country in the world. “So far, Iraq has not concluded any deal with Russia to import the S-400 air defence system" government spokesman Saad al-Hadithi stated on February 26. […]