Pentagon approves sending 1,300 troops to Iraq

Pentagon approves sending 1,300 troops to Iraq

Posted 20/12/2014 08:17 AM

Pentagon approves sending 1300 troops to IraqAnnounced that the US Department of Defense (Pentagon) that the Defense Minister resigned Chuck Hagel, honest to send 1,300 US troops to Iraq next month.

A spokesman for the Pentagon, John Kirby in the daily press summary from Washington that such a force represents the first installment of the strength of 1,500 troops that President Barack Obama has promised to send to Iraq last November.

Kirby pointed out that the task force that will be “training and guidance and assist the Iraqi security forces.”

It is supposed to be the new distribution of forces on the four sites for the training of Iraqi forces and the Peshmerga.