Iraqi minister denied stall treaty with Russia

Iraqi Defense Minister Sadun Al-Dulaimi (Saadun al-Dulaimi) has denied information to the media about the failure of military agreement with Russia at 4.2 billion dollars. On this, as reported by TV channel "Al Jazeera", he announced at a press conference on Saturday, November 10.

According to al-Dulaimi, Fri contract execution goes on. Minister also rent the assertion that the contract was revealed corruption component. According to the views of the bureaucrat, speculation about it might seem because the Iraqi government later said details of the contract Anti-Corruption Committee.

The signing of a military agreement between Russia and Iraq on the supply of arms to the amount of 4.2 billion dollars, it became clear early October, when Moscow was visited by Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki. According to media reports, the details of the contract secret open a discussion by the parties since April, including the participation of the Minister of Defence Iraq Sadun al-Dulaimi.

But on November 10 Agency France-Presse, with reference to the prime minister told the counselor that contract terminated because of suspicions of non-transparency of actions Russian side. Representatives of Moscow officially confirmed failure agreement, but an unnamed senior official of the military-industrial complex of the Russian Federation stated that the acts of Baghdad are the result of pressure from the U.S. government.

In the case of a contract Our homeland will become the second supplier naikrupneyshim guns in Iraq after the United States.

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