Documents show that Iraq signed a military deal with Iran

REUTERS: THE DOCUMENTS SHOW THAT IRAQ SIGNED A MILITARY DEAL WITH IRAN

Iraq-IranIran signed a deal to sell Iraq weapons and ammunition worth 195 million dollars, according to documents seen by exclusively by Reuters, which reported that the move violated the United Nations embargo on sales of Tehran’s military.

documents show that the agreement was concluded at the end of November last after only a few weeks of the return of the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of Washington, where a request from the administration of President Barack Obama additional weapons to fight insurgents linked to al-Qaeda.

According to the report, which aired Reuters in Baghdad on Monday that a spokesman for the Iraqi prime minister declined to confirm or deny the deal, but said that it is possible to understand step given the security problems Current facing Iraq.

said spokesman Ali al-Moussawi, “We are waging a war against terrorism and of course we want to win this war, and nothing prevents us from buying weapons and ammunition from any party are only relics help us to fight the terrorists,” it quoted him as saying.

report also pointed to deny Iranian government has any knowledge of a deal to sell Iraq weapons.

iraqhurr.org

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