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Thu Jan 9, 2020, 12:45 PM

Baghdad revived deal to buy Russian S-300 following US strikes Iraqs Security & Defense Committee

Baghdad has reached out to Moscow again after it suffered American bombings on its soil, a high-ranked lawmaker revealed, saying the resumed deal focuses on the time-tested S-300 air defense systems.

The US attacks on Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), known in Arabic as Hashd al-Shaabi, prompted the Iraqi government “to resume negotiations regarding the S-300 deal,” Mohammad Ridha, chairman of Iraqi parliament’s Security and Defense Committee, told Sputnik on Thursday.

The US military have launched the air strikes against the PMU units in late December, blaming them for an attack that killed an American civilian contractor. The Shia militia force, backed by Iran, later said it lost 25 fighters.

It started a vicious chain of events, beginning with fiery anti-American demonstrations near the US Embassy in Baghdad. Though no one from the US diplomatic staff was hurt, the Pentagon responded with brute force, killing a top Iranian general, who they said masterminded the unrest, and ratcheting up tensions around Iran.

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Thu Jan 9, 2020, 12:58 PM

1. Putin's RT is getting better than the onion now.........

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Thu Jan 9, 2020, 07:28 PM

2. I have more money in my wallet than Iraq has... N/T

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Thu Jan 9, 2020, 07:44 PM

3. Oh I'm certain of it...

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Thu Jan 9, 2020, 07:50 PM

4. Well hell we know it can murder Civilians taking off from tehran

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