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JWing
12-18-2012, 02:40 AM
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Baghdad / NINA /-- MP Haidar Mullah for Iraqiya Slate revealed what it could bee a financial corruption in the military transport aircraft deal that had been contracted by Iraqi defense Ministry with the US Lockheed Martin in 2008.

He said in a press conference held today in the parliament building: "We have not been covered of the repercussions of the corruption of weapon's deal with Russia arms, to discovered new deal corruption regarding the Iraqi Defense Ministry, which bought in 2008 six (C-130) military transport aircrafts of US Lockheed Martin Corp. cost of one billion and a half billion dollars.

He said during checking planes file deal and prices, it became clear that some Gulf countries, precisely Qatar, and the UAE imported four planes from the same company in the same period with the same specifications but at $ 98 million per aircraft which means that the difference of each aircraft purchaced by Iraqi Defense Ministry is $ 152 million , as Iraq bought at $ 250 million for each one.






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