Tuesday 9 October 2012
Iraq, Russia sign arms deal worth $ 4.2 billion

Follow-up - and babysit -device media reported the Russian government's that Iraq has signed arms deals worth a total amount of more than $ 4.2 billion with Russia in the second half of this year.It quoted one Russian media from the media of the Russian government that "the Iraqi defense minister acting, Saadoun al-Dulaimi, Iraqi military experts visited Russia in April and July and August."
He added that they "have seen the models of weapons and military equipment, Russian and signed deals to buy Russian military products with a total value exceeding $ 4.2 billion."
And met with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki visitor to Russia in the ninth of October.
According to published reports, before the arrival of Iraqi Prime Minister to Moscow that Nuri al-Maliki will discuss during his visit to Russia the possibility of buying Russian weapons totaling $ 5 billion U.S. dollars.
And learned the newspaper "Vedomosti" from a source in the Military Industrialization Corporation had been preparing an agreement to supply weapons to Iraq.
The newspaper said that Iraqi Defense Minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi visited Russia at the beginning of last summer and had a look at a number of products Russian military production factories, including aircraft, "Meg."