Lithuanian parlt gives mandate to send more troops to Iraq

  • 2020-11-17
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS – The Lithuanian parliament has on Tuesday voted in favor of increasing the country's contingent in NATO's non-combat training operation in Iraq to 50 troops. The current mandate from the Seimas allows contributing up to 11 military and civil defense personnel to the mission.  Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis said last month that Lithuania was considering sending more troops to Iraq in response to a request from Denmark which has taken over the leadership of the NATO Mission Iraq.  The minister said ...
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