Track Persia – Mar 6, 2017
Iraq’s new Interior Minister Qasim al-Araji said that Iran had made great military progress and Baghdad intends to share Iran’s experiences and make use of its ‘achievements’.
Al-Araji told Iranian official news agency IRNA that he witnessed what he called ‘modern and advanced weapons’ in Iran’s pavilion, which in his view indicated Iran’s achievements in this sector.
Referring to the participation of 80 companies from 21 countries, the minister said holding such exhibitions are so important for Baghdad.
The sixth International Exhibition on Defensive and Military Industry kicked off on Sunday in the presence of the Iraqi interior minister and is to wrap up on Monday evening. Iran is attending the fair for the second consecutive year.
Al-Araji was appointed Iraq’s Minister of Interior on Monday after the resignation of former minister Mohammad al-Ghabban.