NATO, U.S. Coalition withdraw troops from Iraq amid coronavirus outbreakChristian Fernsby ▼ | March 30, 2020
Several European countries and the United Kingdom have started to temporarily withdraw troops from Iraq after the NATO and Coalition training missions were suspended to prevent the potential spread of coronavirus.
Iraq Col. Myles B. Caggins III
Topics: NATO U.S. Iraq coronavirus
“The Coalition remains committed to the lasting defeat of ISIS through our partnership with the ISF, and as the situation permits, we will resume our support to Iraqi training,” he added.
“As some training troops have departed Iraq, each nation issued statements indicating their intent to resume anti-ISIS training after the coronavirus crises passes.” ■