Russian President Vladimir Putin with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki talks focused on economic cooperation between Russia and Iraq and reviewed the obstacles to trade.
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his wish that removes the Iraqi authorities restrictions impede the work of Russian businessmen in Iraq.
Putin said during a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, said Wednesday: “if we could raise the restrictions on trade for accelerated pace.”
and explained that he intended to restrictions on the supply and use of pipes.
For his part, Iraqi Prime Minister that the Iraqi side lifted.
has announced a media Kremlin that the talks between Putin and Maliki will address discuss opportunities for the development of Russian cooperation of the Iraqi political, economic and humanitarian with a focus on examining the possibility of increasing investment cooperation and the participation of Russian companies in projects Russian joint Iraqi-important, particularly in the field of energy.
was for the owners to meet with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday.
announced a media’s Russian government before the meeting that Iraq has signed arms deals totaling $ more than $ 4.2 billion with Russia in the second half of this year.
said Nuri al-Maliki told reporters that the weapons do not occupies the most important priorities in the course of this visit, stressing at the same time that Iraq needs Russian support in the field of defense.
explained that Iraq needs modern weapons that can be used in the fight against terrorism in the mountainous areas and desert.
For meet with Maliki with Putin spokesman Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, in his remarks Press: “I do not plan to sign new contracts for military-technical cooperation with Iraq at the end of the meeting”.