As long as the invitation by the Iraqi government is in place, Latvia will not recall its soldiers from Iraq - president

  • 2020-01-08
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - Latvian soldiers are in Iraq at the moment by invitation of the government of that country to take part in a mission to fight Daesh, so Latvia has no reason to withdraw its troops as long as this invitation, President Egils Levits told members of the press after a meeting with Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) today. The president said the decision to withdraw troops could be made if there is a radical change to the security situation in Iraq changed, but this remains a military matter. Meanwhile, Karins said that the most important thing is the safety of...
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