The statement by Iraqi Ambassador to Moscow about the Iraqi government’s intention to purchase the S-400 air defence system from Russia is said to have provoked a wide concern at the Pentagon over the matter, as this is seen as part of a worrying larger trend among the Middle East countries, with many of which expressing more interest in the Russian system than US-made platforms.
Tactical Report has prepared a 400-word report to shed more light on the US reaction and tell what about the position in Baghdad.
[Partly reproduced in TR Weekly Issue No 26/21 – May 24, 2019]
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