Al-Hashemi: Iraq may purchase weapons from Russia for $ 3 billion

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Iraq is interested in acquisition of modern helicopters, armored vehicles and other weapons from the Russian Federation, the volume of purchases may reach $ 3 billion, says an expert from the Iraqi security sphere Hisham al-Hashimi.

According to him, the Iraqi side may raise this issue during the Iraqi Prime Minister Hayder al-Abadi’s visit to Moscow set to take place in the second half of May.

According to the FSMTC, 11% of deliveries of Russian weapons and military equipment in 2014 accounted for Iraq.

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