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Defence Committee Backs Govt Decision on Second Iraq Rotation

Ljubljana, 11 August - The parliamentary defence committee has rejected a proposal by the opposition Liberal Democracy (LDS) and Social Democrats (SD) which have called on the cabinet to reverse its decision to send a second rotation of four military instructors to Iraq because the situation there is too dangerous.

Ljubljana, the National Assembly.
Parliamentary defence committee meeting at an emergency session to discuss the report on the activities of the Slovenian armed forces in the NATO mission in Iraq.
Defence Minister Karl Erjavec (far left).
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana, the National Assembly.
Parliamentary defence committee at an emergency session to discuss the report on the activities of the Slovenian armed forces in the NATO mission in Iraq.
MPs Marko Pavliha (left) and committee chairman Anton Anderlic (right), both members of the Opposition Liberal Democracy (LDS).
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana, the National Assembly.
Parliamentary defence committee meeting at an emergency session to discuss the report on the activities of the Slovenian armed forces in the NATO mission in Iraq.
Defence Minister Karl Erjavec.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana, the National Assembly.
Parliamentary defence committee meeting at an emergency session to discuss the report on the activities of the Slovenian armed forces in the NATO mission in Iraq.
Defence Minister Karl Erjavec.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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