[ltr]NATO expands its military operations against Daash in Iraq[/ltr][ltr]
WASHINGTON - Iraq Press -21 in June announcedthat US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, the "NATO" forces will have a "role more directly inthe war against Daash, by providing early warning aircraft , " AWACS ", and contribute to the rebuilding of Iraq 's defense capabilities and training . " .
The secretary said at the annual conference of theCentre for "New American Sacurta" inWashington, on Monday evening, he said that "forces , " NATO "will play soon a more direct roleas an ally in the fight against" Daash, "first campaign by providing early warning aircraft, as well as training and building Iraq 's defense capabilities inside the country, rather than Jordan. "
Since April 2 / April last, and the forces of NATO , "NATO" train Iraqi officers in the King Abdullah Center for the training ofspecial operations in the Jordanian capital , Amman, as part of NATO 's efforts "to build Iraq 's defense capabilities, and reform of the security sector, and increase its capacity to maintain stability in the the region , "according to the website of thealliance.
Carter 's comments came after a meeting of ministers witnessed the talks , "NATO" defense in the Belgian capital Brussels earlier this month, is supposed to discuss the details of the broader summit of NATO leaders in the planned conference in Warsaw , Poland , in July next year.
The Carter that NATO will complement the European Union 's efforts in dealing with refugees and migrants who travel acrossthe Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea, where the United States will send a relief and rescue "USNS Grabul" ship for help, according to Reuters crisis.
According to the International Organization for Migration it has been through since the beginning of this year, about 206 thousand immigrants and refugees nautical Aegean and the Mediterranean towards Greece and Italy.
According to the same organization statistics that more than 1.4 million refugees have crossed the Mediterranean in the past four years, two of whom more than 8100 refugees have died Grka.anthy (1)