Netherlands extended the survival of military trainers in Iraq until the end of 2017


2016/09/10 17:10


Long-Presse / Baghdad

The Dutch government announced on Saturday, for extending the stay of military trainers in Iraq to the end of next year in 2017, indicating that its air force will continue to provide the international coalition aircraft fuel in the campaign against (Daesh).

Said Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, in a statement, I followed (range Press), "The Dutch troops will continue to train the Iraqi armed forces and the Peshmerga elements to the end of next year 2017, after it was scheduled to be withdrawn in the first of October next," He pointed out that "the Dutch air force will continue to provide the international coalition aircraft fuel in the region, with the presence of other military units provide protection Belgian fighter aircraft participating campaign against Daesh."

He recounted, that "the Dutch troops were doing a very important job in the campaign against terrorism, others have appreciated."

The Dutch government announced, in (the 19 of June 2015), for the extension of the military contribution in Iraq as part of coalition forces for an additional year.

The Netherlands, which joined the international coalition led by the United States against (Daesh) in Iraq and Syria, since October 2014, has about 150 subscribers soldier training missions in Iraq, it was hoped that the end of their mission in the first of October.


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