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Australia to cut number of special forces in Iraq on training mission | The Guardian

Australia to cut number of special forces in Iraq on training mission | The Guardian

The federal government will slash the number of special forces personnel involved in a training Iraqi counter-terrorism services, as it focuses on air strikes against Isis in neighbouring Syria, the defence minister, Kevin Andrews, said.

Andrews gave his six-monthly update on defence missions in the Middle East and Afghanistan in the House of Representatives on Wednesday.

Source: Australia to cut number of special forces in Iraq on training mission | Australia news | The Guardian