According to the International Committee of the Red Cross, the whole western part of Iraq from Hit to Faluja has been going without electricity since March 29th, says a press release of the United Nations Information Centre to Moscow, a copy of which was handed to RIA Novosti on Thursday.
According to UN experts, the breakdown followed the destruction of two of Iraq's largest power plants.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge