NZ troops based in Camp Taji in Iraq are coming home,

New Zealand troops who were stationed at Camp Taji in Iraq are coming home.

Foreign Minister Winston Peters and Defence Minister Ron Mark made the announcement today, saying it followed the successful conclusion of the mission at Taji to train Iraqi forces.

”New Zealand is very pleased to have fulfilled its commitment to the Iraqi Government and the Defeat-Isis Coalition to train Iraqi Security Forces at Taji,” Peters said in a statement.

Since December New Zealand has had 45 Defence Force personnel in Taji; 28 personnel arrived back in New Zealand last week and are in isolation at the Royal New Zealand Air Force base in Auckland. Läs artikel

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