Iraq not in talks with Russia over potential purchase of S-400

Moscow and Baghdad at the moment are not in talks over the possibility of Iraq’s purchasing Russia’s air defense systems S-400 Triumf, Iraqi ambassador in Moscow Haidar Mansour Hadi told a news conference on the platform of the international discussion club Valdai on Thursday.

“We are not holding such talks. Not a single hint at that,” Hadi said, adding that he has been asked this question at each public event.