Date: 2 months ago   Category: Russia

Iraq made the decision on purchase of the Russian S-400


The Iraqi authorities want to buy the Russian rockets, but there is no road map yet, the ambassador of this country in the Russian Federation noted. The government of Iraq made the decision on acquisition of the Russian surface-to-air missile Triumph missile systems S-400. The ambassador of Iraq in the Russian Federation Haidar Mansour Hadi told about it, Interfax on Wednesday, May 15 reports. "The Iraqi government made the decision, it wants to buy these rockets", – Hadi at a press conference told, having noted that "there is yet no road map which would define exact dates, the movement on this way". Answering a question of whether the USA can interfere with purchase of S-400, he noted that "there are corresponding diplomatic channels". "Now there are no concrete paper, the written arrangement on this matter", – the Iraqi diplomat added. Let's remind, now Russia realizes the first export contract for delivery of S-400 to China. The contract for delivery of S-400 to India is also signed. Besides, Turkey gets four S-400 divisions. Contract value is $2.5 billion. At the same time the USA actively opposes purchase of S-400 as the Turkish side. Washington demands from Ankara to refuse the Russian complexes in favor of the American Patriot SAM systems. ZRS of distant action S-400 Triumph is intended for defeat of planes of strategic and tactical aircraft, ballistic missiles, the hypersonic purposes and other means of air attack in the conditions of radio-electronic and other types of counteraction. The system is capable of range up to 400 km to hit the aerodynamic targets and also at the range up to 60 km – the ballistic purposes flying with speeds up to 4.8 km/s at the heights from several meters to several tens kilometers. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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