Putin and Vice-President of Iraq discussed the supply of T-90 tanks in Iraq

Vladimir Putin, Nouri al-Maliki

During the meeting President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Vice-President of Iraq Nouri al-Maliki discussed the topic of supplies to Iraq tanks T-90. About it as transfers RIA Novosti, on Tuesday, July 25, the Director of the Federal service for military-technical cooperation Dmitry Shugaev.

In addition, Shugaev reported that during the visit, al-Maliki, the two sides discussed the current contracts in the sphere of military-technical cooperation and outlined ways of resolving existing problems.

He added that continues the work of the current intergovernmental Commission on the military departments.

The Russian presidential aide on military-technical cooperation Vladimir Kozhin has informed the newspaper “Izvestiya” that Russia and Iraq concluded a contract to supply T-90 tanks, established in Syria.

On the supply in 2017, the previously announced company-manufacturer of tanks — research and production Corporation “Uralvagonzavod”. According to the company, the first batch consists of 73 tanks.