Russia to send T-90 tanks to Iraq
Russia is ready to send comprehensive support to Iraq in the form of T-90 tanks in order to boost the military potential and equipping of the Iraqi army, Russian ambassador to Iraq, Maksim Maksimov said on Monday.

The T-90 is a third generation Russian tanks, known for their fire power. The export version includes fragmentation projectile with remote detonation, which cause further havoc in adversary’s ranks, Sputnik reported.

However, according to the Russian official, Moscow also hopes to reach an agreement with Baghdad in regards to new joint projects in the defense industry cooperation sector.

He further added that Iraq has been an important partner for Russia in the Middle East, especially regarding the ongoing fight against the Islamic State (IS), pointing out that Iraq makes a significant contribution to the fight, and has proven to be very effective in eliminating the extremist group.

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News Code: 16762  |  Date: 2017/08/16  |  Time: 14 : 22

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