NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has announced that NATO’s new mission to train Iraqi security forces will help prevent the return of terrorism to Iraq.
Stoltenberg told reporters on the eve of the NATO summit in Brussels on July 11-12 in Brussels that "this mission, which is scheduled to be approved by members of the alliance, will be non-combat, but it will help Iraq to prevent the revival of the organization and other terrorist groups "He said.
The NATO Secretary-General indicated that the training mission in Iraq would include hundreds of NATO trainers and would help establish new military schools and increase the professional capabilities of Iraqi forces.
Today marks the first anniversary of the declaration of the liberation of the Iraqi city of Mosul completely from "Daash", after a battle lasted nearly nine months, and led to a lot of human and material losses, and the displacement of more than 920 thousand people.
The NATO summit is scheduled to take place on Wednesday and Thursday in Brussels, where NATO leaders will discuss a wide range of issues, including military spending by member states, cooperation with the EU, the promotion of a joint defense strategy, the war against terrorism and support for countries in the Middle East. Including Iraq, Jordan and others.