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Army Officers Face Corruption Charges

September 06 2019


The Iraqi Ministry of Defense has summoned several army officers and commanders to face charges of corruption, reports Rudaw (Iraqi Kurdistan).

The defense ministry announced the move on Thursday.

Few details were released regarding the nature of the allegations and the identities of the personnel under investigation. The military said the suspects were of high rank, noted Kurdistan 24.

Iraq ranked 168th of 180 countries in Transparency International’s 2018 corruption index.

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