Russia and Iraq

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Iraq receives first batch of Russian T-90 battle tanks

Iraq receives first batch of Russian T-90 battle tanks

Iraq has received a first batch of Russian-made T-90 battle tanks as part of a purchase agreement signed last year, according to an Iraqi Defense Ministry source, Anadolu Agency reports. “The first batch of Russian tanks …

 World supports Iraq's territorial integrity

World supports Iraq's territorial integrity

Moscow supports Iraq's territorial integrity, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement following a referendum on independence held in Iraqi Kurdistan. Morever, Moscow calls for both Baghdad and Erbil to resolve all the disagreements …

Russia to supply T-90 tanks to Iraq

Russia to supply T-90 tanks to Iraq

Russia will begin the supplies of T-90 tanks to Iraq shortly, Russian ambassador to Iraq Maksim Maksimov said. "The deliveries of T-90 tanks to Iraq will begin soon in accordance with the previously signed …

Russia's Putin, Iraqi VP discuss tanks supply deal

Russia's Putin, Iraqi VP discuss tanks supply deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iraqi Vice President Nuri al-Maliki discussed supplies of Russian T-90 battle tanks at a meeting in St Petersburg on Tuesday, according to a Russian military official present …

Iraq calls for closer cooperation with Russia

Iraq calls for closer cooperation with Russia

Iraq is open for closer cooperation with Russia on the backdrop of successful anti-terror efforts in the region, Iraqi Vice President Nuri al-Maliki said on Monday, TASS reports. "We want bigger openness and closer …

Iraqis arrest 26 foreigners in Mosul

Iraqis arrest 26 foreigners in Mosul

Three Iraqi intelligence and investigative officials have told The Associated Press that 26 foreigners have been arrested in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul - including two men, eight children and 16 women - and they have been taken to …

Iraqi President: I would like to visit Russia

Iraqi President: I would like to visit Russia

Iraqi President Fuad Masum said that he would like to visit Russia although no such visit is planned for the near future. "For the moment, nothing is planned, but I would like to make a visit. I met Russian …

Russian Abdul-Karim (Abu Shamir) al-Rusi liquidated in Mosul

Russian Abdul-Karim (Abu Shamir) al-Rusi liquidated in Mosul

According to the Iraqi military intelligence service, six foreigners-members of ISIS (the terrorist organization banned in Russia) were killed in Mosul today, as a result of the shelling of one of the western regions. Among them was a Russian …

 Vagit Alekperov to meet OPEC partners in Vienna

Vagit Alekperov to meet OPEC partners in Vienna

Lukoil’s President Vagit Alekperov is currently in Vienna for talks with the company’s partners from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). "Today we shall meet the Saudis, …

 Fedun: Lukoil still interested in Iran

Fedun: Lukoil still interested in Iran

Lukoil is ready to invest in Iran fields as much as it invested in Iraq, the Vice President of Lukoil Leonid Fedun said. He said that Lukoil looks "at this region the same way as at Iraq", the …

Russia, Iraq, Iran and Syria to fight financing of Daesh together

Russia, Iraq, Iran and Syria to fight financing of Daesh together

The heads of the financial intelligence services of Russia, Iraq, Iran and Syria have agreed to fight together against the financing of Daesh. The heads of the intelligence services of Russia, Iraq, Iran and Syria held a meeting in Moscow ...

Russia sends radar system for Iraqi airfield

Russia sends radar system for Iraqi airfield

Russia is supplying flight radio-technical support equipment to the Iraqi government to equip an aerodrome of the country’s Air Force. "The supply of this equipment for the Iraqi Air Force is currently under way. The contract …

Russia may help Iraq

Russia may help Iraq

Russia may send military aid to Iraq after receiving an official request from the authorities of this country, the Russian Federation Council's Defense and Security Committee Chairman, Viktor Ozerov, said "I think …

Russia has no plans to expand Syrian operation to Iraq yet

Russia has no plans to expand Syrian operation to Iraq yet

Russia will consider political and military expediency of its participation in operations against Islamic state in Iraq, if requested by the republic's leadership, the speaker of Russia’s Federation Council, Valentina …