Urgent …National Security Council decides to re-negotiate with Russia over armament deals

breaking news national security council decides to re negotiate with russia over armament deals Urgent ...National Security Council decides to re negotiate with Russia over armament deals

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The National Security Council decided to re-negotiate with Russia over the armament deals.

The spokesperson of the government, Ali al-Dabbagh, stated in a press statement received by IraqiNews.com on Monday “The government did not sign any deal with Russia over the arming the Iraqi Army yet, but it negotiated with it due to the need of Iraq to the defense weapons.”

“During its meeting on Sunday, the National Security Council decided to re-negotiate with Russia over the armament deals where a new committee was formed for this purpose,” he added.

“Some media outlets mentioned the names of some officials as being involved in the corruption accompanied the former negotiations with Russia,” he added, noting that “Those officials had not relation to this issue where there were calls to conduct an investigation over this issue.”

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