LONDON — Just days after Iraq took delivery of Sukhoi Su-25 twin-engine ground attack aircraft from Russia to tackle insurgents in the country’s northwest, a second batch has arrived from an unlikely source — Iran. Footage released by the Iraqi defense ministry on July 1 shows the arrival of at least five — some reports say seven — Su-25s landing at an undisclosed airbase near Baghdad. Unlike the batch ordered from Russia, which was airlifted in by Russian air ...
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