Iran transfers 88 Russian Sukhoi fighter planes to Iraq

Dhi Qar (IraqiNews.com) 88 Russian Sukhoi fighter planes arrived at the Imam Ali military base in Nasiriyah, Dhi Qar. Today a security source said that the base of the Imam Ali (AS) received 88 Russian Sukhoi multi-brands, which were held by the Republic of Iran for more than 20 years.

Iran transfers 88 Russian Sukhoi fighter planes to Iraq. The planes were held in Iranian custody for over 20 years. File photo.

The source, who preferred not to be named, indicated that “these aircraft will be equipped with sophisticated weapons; they will take part in the fighting against the terrorist elements of the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant.”

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