WORLD NATO says taking 'some personnel' out of Iraq

WORLD

NATO says taking 'some personnel' out of Iraq

AFP

23:55, January 07, 2020

NATO said on Tuesday it would take "some personnel" out of Iraq because of the increased risk to their safety after the US killed a top Iranian general there.

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The withdrawal is temporary but "the safety of our personnel is paramount", a NATO official said. The military alliance announced on Saturday it had suspended its training mission in Iraq.

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