REPORT: Two countries suspend military training operations in Iraq after US warning

MAY 15, 2019

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Two NATO countries announced Wednesday that they are suspending military training exercises in Iraq following a U.S. warning of increased threats from Iran-affiliated forces in the region.

On the same day that the United States ordered all nonemergency U.S. employees to evacuate Iraq, Germany and the Netherlands said that they would temporarily suspend training for troops in the country, according to Reuters.

The article goes on to state the following:

Germany has 160 soldiers deployed to Iraq who are involved in training Iraqi forces, and the Netherlands has 169 military and civilian personnel in the region. Dutch forces in Iraq have reportedly been ordered to stay indoors since Sunday.

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