Bogdanov: Supplies of Russian Weapons to Iraq Important Factor in Fight against ISIL

Bogdanov: Supplies of Russian Weapons to Iraq Important Factor in Fight against ISIL

      Russian deputy foreign minister, Mikhail Bogdanov, said supplies of Russian weapons to Baghdad improve their combat potential in the fight against ISIL.

Bogdanov who is also Russia’s special presidential representative for the Middle East and African countries and a high-ranking Russian diplomat, Moscow “is working closely with the Iraqis in fighting ISIL, both in Iraq itself and in neighboring Syria”, Interfax reported.

The Russian diplomat also added that the work of the four-party information center involving the military of Iraq, Russia, and also Syria and Iran, is aimed at attaining these objectives.

Bogdanov made the comments at the conference ‘The Middle East: When Will Tomorrow Come?’ held by the Valdai Discussion Club in Moscow.

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