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Iraq: President of the Judicial Council closes the largest file corruption in the Maliki government
25-11-2014 01:59 AM
The President of the Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council, Judge Medhat al-Mahmoud, yesterday (Monday), closed the investigation into the cause of Russian weapons to'adm insufficient evidence '.
Mahmood said in a press conference, said that 'the investigation in the case of Russian weapons has been locked in a final', noting that 'the reason for closing the file is insufficient evidence'.
The Russian arms deal, which was signed by the President of the previous government, Nouri al-Maliki, during a visit to Moscow on the 12th of October / October 2012, the value of four billion and $ 200 million,
one of the largest corruption deals, which are close to al-Maliki accused, and raised around many suspicions, almost toppled the heads of the top in the previous government.
For his part, the leader said of the 'Kurdistan Alliance', Shwan Mohammed Taha, the 'investigative committees formed to investigate the issue of Russian weapons violations, corruption and others were not neutral', noting that 'the results are unrealistic or not essentially declares'.
He explained that 'the large number of such committees in Maliki's government was the crux of the matter, a plan to waste the facts and warping', pointing out that we 'have not seen nor heard until now any results for each problem committees, did not disclose the corruption nor spoilers', returned to form such committees 'Corruption is a given. "
Maliki's office announced in November 2012 to cancel the deal, after returning from Moscow, following 'suspicions of corruption', and that he intends to re-negotiated.
While Defense Minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi agency at the time, to cancel the deal, stressing that it 'has a responsibility to the Iraqis for any suspicion of corruption' in.
Whereas, a spokesman confirmed the previous government spokesman, Ali al-Dabbagh, in the 19th of the month of November 2012, he first told the Prime Minister that there 'suspicions of corruption' in the deal, before the forty days of the conclusion, but the prime minister denied this and dismissed from his post-Dabbagh.
Was charged at the time, the family members of the al-Maliki and those close to him, of involvement in the operations associated with the arms deal corruption, but did not disclose any of them.