Tuesday, July 5, 2022


Urgent – Negotiating delegation with Russia over armament deals, changed by Maliki’s order, Says Jihad

Breaking News ...Negotiating delegation with Russia over armament deals, changed by Maliki\

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The member of the Parliamentary Security and Defense, Hassan Jihad, revealed that “The negotiating delegation with Russia over the armament deals was changed according to a request by the Premier, Nouri al-Maliki.”

Speaking to Iraqi News (IraqiNews.com), he said ” There are indicators of corruption over the deals with Russian for the arming the Iraqi Army where Maliki requested to change the negotiating delegation with Russia where this is a kind of flexibility.”

“The issue of dismissing the Russian Defense Minister by the Russian President may be related to this issue,” he added.

He considered “The Maliki’s presence in the negotiations over arming the IA is very dangerous issue,” noting that “This issue might be discussed in the parliament.

Earlier, the head of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee, Baha al-Araji, announced that the Committee sent a request to Maliki to cancel the armament deal with Russia.

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