Iraq Denies Cancellation of $4.2 Bln Arms Deal with Russia

RIA Novosti - 11/11/2012

Iraq’s acting Defense Minister Sadun Al-Dulaymi has denied reports that Bagdad is annulling a $4.2 billion arms deal with Russia over concerns about possible corruption, Al-Jazeera reported on Saturday. “The deal is going ahead,” Al-Dulaymi said at a press conference in Baghdad. He also denied there was corruption in the deal adding that the Iraqi government simply failed to submit a report on the arms deal to the anti-corruption committee in due time.

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