Iraq signs contracts with US, France to import advanced weapons: State news agency

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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 extremist group recently, and that new cannons are part of deals with European countries.

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


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