NATO: Iraq will request help with training forces
The Iraqi army is fighting to retake major areas from ISIS
Iraq will send request to NATO for help with training its security forces, a coalition spokesman said on Wednesday, Reuters news agency reported.
Last week Iraq’s National Security Advisor Falih al-Fayyadh visited NATO headquarters in Brussels and held talks on ways to enhance NATO-Iraq cooperation, a statement on the coalition website said.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi informed NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at a meeting that Baghdad would lodge the request, NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu said.
NATO ambassadors will review the request, once the alliance receives it, she said.
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