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France withdraws forces from Iraq

Christian Fernsby ▼ | March 25, 2020
The Iraqi military said on Wednesday that the French forces within the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) militant group had withdrawn from Iraq, official Iraqi News Agency (INA) reported.
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The French forces have departed from the Iraqi territories, and the international coalition forces have evacuate an Iraqi air base, according to Abdul Karim Khalaf, spokesman for the commander-in-chief of the Iraqi forces.

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The withdrawal was conducted according to agreements with the Iraqi government, Khalaf told INA, without giving further details.