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Iraq Signs Contracts with US, France to Import Advanced Weapons

Iraq Signs Contracts with US, France to Import Advanced Weapons

Sunday, 8 May, 2022 - 13:00
Iraqi soldiers take part in an intensive security deployment in Baghdad, Iraq, May 26, 2021. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani/File Photo

Iraq's Ministry of Defense signed contracts with the United States and France to import advanced weapons and strengthen artillery, the state news agency (INA) reported on Sunday citing a senior military commander.


He added that long-range artillery weapons had proved efficient in fighting ISIS recently, and that new cannons are part of deals with European countries.


The report did not elaborate on types of weapons or mention many other details on the contracts.


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