Saturday, 17 December-December 2011 13:34
The Ministry of Defence that the decision of NATO NATO to end their presence in Iraq does not mean to stop cooperation in training security forces and advisor to the Ministry of Defence, Major General Mohammed al-Askari said the government had agreed with NATO to continue training the Iraqi military in training missions in the European Union, explaining that NATO has many rules and the training camps in locations close to Iraq and the NATO began his duties in the country since the year two thousand and four for the training of the security agencies on the protection of oil installations and vitality.
The NATO denied earlier taken a decision on the withdrawal of his mission, the military from Iraq, said a spokesman for NATO member states to discuss at this time to extend the military mission in Iraq, expressing optimism about the possibility of reaching an agreement with the Iraqi side in this regard and was adviser National Security Faleh Al-Fayad, had announced earlier that NATO has recommended the withdrawal of troops from Iraq by the end of this year after the refusal to grant immunity to members of his mission.
Faleh was Fayad, Iraqi national security adviser, had said earlier that the Alliance recommended the withdrawal of troops from Iraq by the end of this year, after it refused to Baghdad, granting immunity to the elements of his mission in Iraq and said Fayad, said the alliance had informed the Iraqi authorities since last Thursday decision on the withdrawal of his mission in Iraq
. The Nuri al-Maliki, the Iraqi prime minister, had made several months before a request to NATO to extend the NATO training mission in the country to the end of 2013.
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