Defense: Turkish troops did not withdraw from Bashiqa, China offered to arm the Iraqi army

December 23, 2015 20:03

BAGHDAD - Baghdad .. News spokesman of the Ministry of Defense Naseer Nouri, Wednesday, that the security forces will storm the government complex in the city of Ramadi, in the coming hours, while stressing not the withdrawal of Turkish troops from Bashiqa camp north of Mosul.
He said Al-Nouri told Baghdadi News, "The security forces will storm Ramadi government compound in the coming hours," adding that "a few meters separating the security forces from the complex, while stressing that the Turkish troops even on Tuesday located the camp of Bashiqa north of Mosul, and does not have any withdrawal of her ".
He added that the "People's State of China offered to Iraq arming and rehabilitation of the infrastructure of the army in exchange for payment on credit," pointing out that "the Iraqi delegation on a visit to China, headed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and accompanied by Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi will discuss Chinese weapons deals and for repayment to be deal-making between the two sides ".
He said Al-Nouri said "Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi called on China to supply the Iraqi army with shields and sophisticated missiles, among that Iraq wants to diversify sources of arming, and also to obtain weapons Order term, considering that the country is witnessing a financial crisis."