MESOP NEWS : WHEN GERMAN ARMY NOW GOES BAGHDAD THEY WILL MEET PUTIN / “SPUTNIK” : CLOSER TIES WITH RUSSIA
Basnews – 08/03/2018 – 00:47 – ERBIL — Following warnings from Washington, the Iraqi envoy to Russia has made it clear that his country can exercise its sovereignty in making any decision pertaining to the purchase of S-400 missile system from Russia.
Haider Mansour Hadi, the Iraqi Ambassador to Moscow, said in a statement made to Sputnik that Baghdad can resolve this issue with Washington through diplomatic talks.owever, he noted that Iraq has the right to make the final decision on the issue in order to take the necessary measures to protect its people against threats. Hadi also emphasised that Baghdad maintains good relations with Washington, and purchasing S-400 system should not be interpreted as distancing from the US to establish closer ties with Russia. www.mesop.de