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Iraq threatens to use new weapons against Iran

President Saddam Hussein said Wednesday Iraqi forces would use new weapons against any future Iranian aggression, but he did not specify what kind of weapons he meant. Iraq recently received from France five Super Etendard fighter planes, capable of firing Exocet missiles, but there has been no confirmation that Iraq has so far used the planes in the Gulf war.

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