The Security Committee: New agreement with France to purchase air weapons and Rafale aircraft

  • 4-09-2021, 11:39
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    The Parliamentary Committee for Security and Defense confirmed, on Saturday, that Iraq will contract with France to purchase detection radars, air defense weapons and French Rafale aircrafT.


    The Chairman of the Committee, Mohamed Redha Al-Haider, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA): "During the visits of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and Defense Minister Juma Inad to France, an understanding and agreement was reached on to purchase detection radars and air defense weapons, as well as Rafale aircraft and others, "noting that "the committee will present to the Prime Minister and the French President, the issue of funds and weapons that were contracted in the eighties and nineties and have not yet been delivered to Iraq.


    Al-Haider affirmed that "This issue was previously raised by the committee during its visit to France and during the visit of the head of French Defense Committee to Iraq," expressing his hope to reach results in this regard."