WASHINGTON The U.S. Condition Department has authorised the sale of $295.6 million worthy of of army products to Iraq for artillery and infantry Kurdish peshmerga units, a Pentagon company stated on Wednesday.
The products asked for by the Iraqi government would outfit two peshmerga infantry brigades and two assistance artillery battalions, the Defense Protection Cooperation Company stated in a assertion.
Congress was notified of the acceptance on Tuesday, and the recognize does not imply the sale has been concluded, the company stated.
(Reporting by Eric Walsh Writing by Washington Newsroom Enhancing by Lisa Shumaker)