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Czechs in Talks With Iraqi Officials on L-159 Military Jets Sale

October 11, 2012

The Czech government is negotiating the sale of L-159 subsonic military jets to Iraq, Prime Minister Petr Necas said after meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Nouri al-Maliki.

Many technical details still have to be discussed before a final agreement can be reached, Maliki said at a press briefing following their meeting in Prague today. Further negotiations will be carried out by defense ministers, Necas said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Ladka Bauerova in Prague at lbauerova@bloomberg.net

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