Finland withdraws most of its forces from Iraq
14:15 - 03/29/2020
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The Finnish Ministry of Defense announced on Sunday that it will withdraw most of its forces stationed in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] due to the spread of the Coruna virus epidemic.
The Finnish newspaper Utest in the news of its translation, "The Information," quoted a statement of the Ministry of Defense saying that "50 Finnish soldiers will be returned from [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] as soon as possible and will be quarantined in Finland." The rest will remain to plan for Finland's future role in the mission.
She added, "The forces will keep the smallest number on the ground as a precaution against the spread of Corona virus."
It is noteworthy that about 80 Finnish soldiers are part of the coalition forces present in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] , while the coalition said that the Iraqi security forces stopped all training to prevent the possible spread of Corona virus, which led many Western countries to call their forces to their countries. Ended / 25 z