Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Inquiry of UK operations in Iraq

The pressure is mounting in UK for an inquiry of the war in Iraq. According to the prime-minister Gordon Brown, the pull-out of British troops is scheduled by July.
One day ago, the last 155 Bulgarian troops returned home from Iraq, after five years in mission. Pn Wednesday, Estonian Parliament approved a one year extension of the mandate of the 37 troops and 3 officers dislocated in Iraq.

The present situation of the foreign troops currently deployed on the ground is the following, according to Reuters:

United States 143,000

Britain 4,100

Romania 600

Australia 300

El Salvador 200

Denmark 55

Lithuania 53

Estonia 38

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