NATO announces to proceed with plans to expand the deployment of NATO military training in Iraq
NATO announced that it would go ahead with plans to expand the deployment of NATO's military training in Iraq, with the aim of preventing the return of the terrorist organization ISIS.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said after a videoconference with the thirty defense ministers of the alliance: " [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] feels committed to expanding support for Iraq."
And NATO agreed to take over the previous activities of the US-led international coalition against ISIS, which resulted in the deployment of an additional 1,000 soldiers in Iraq.
In addition, the pace of violence in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] during the past twenty-four hours, after days of relative calm.
A security source stated that an armed group attacked a civilian car as it was passing near Khanaqin district, Diyala governorate, killing three of the car's passengers and wounding two others.
The Security Media Cell in the Iraqi Prime Minister’s Office also announced that an officer and two soldiers had been injured by an explosive device in the northern Muqdadiya district, also in Diyala governorate.
In Al-Tamim governorate, a security source announced that an explosive device had exploded targeting a military patrol as it was passing through Daquq district, south of Kirkuk, killing one soldier and wounding two.
Meanwhile, four people were killed when an explosive device exploded in Al-Maqtaa area in Salah al-Din Governorate.
A police source said: A person was killed and his son was wounded by gunfire from an armed group in eastern Baghdad, and a civilian was wounded as a result of a car bomb explosion in Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province.
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