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Germany and the Netherlands suspend military training in Iraq

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Germany and the Netherlands are  suspending military training operations in Iraq due to increasing regional tensions and an unspecified threat.

The Germany Defence Ministry said it has no indications of its own of attacks supported by Iran and added that training programmes could resume in the coming days. The Dutch defence ministry said Dutch soldiers had also suspended their training mission due to an unspecified threat

Focus Online said the decision had been taken in coordination with partner countries fighting Islamic State in the region.


Via Reuters

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