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Troops safely home from Erbil, new rotation to be deployed soon

Ljubljana, 9 January - The six Slovenian troops who have served in the international operation Inherent Resolve in Erbil in northern Iraq have been safely brought home following a decision to relocate them in the wake of Iran's attacks on Iraqi bases in the night to Wednesday. However, Slovenia is not ending its presence in Iraq.

Ljubljana
Foreign Minister Miro Cerar speaks after a joint session of the parliamentary committees on defence and foreign policy discussing Slovenian troop withdrawal from Iraq.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Foreign Minister Miro Cerar speaks after a joint session of the parliamentary committees on defence and foreign policy discussing Slovenian troop withdrawal from Iraq.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Karl Erjavec speaks after a joint session of the parliamentary committees on defence and foreign policy discussing Slovenian troop withdrawal from Iraq.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Karl Erjavec speaks after a joint session of the parliamentary committees on defence and foreign policy discussing Slovenian troop withdrawal from Iraq.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Defence Minister Karl Erjavec speaks after a joint session of the parliamentary committees on defence and foreign policy discussing Slovenian troop withdrawal from Iraq.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
The chairs of the parliamentary committees on defence and foreign policy, Matjaž Nemec and Samo Bevk, address reporters after a session discussing Slovenian troop withdrawal from Iraq.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
The chairs of the parliamentary committees on defence and foreign policy, Matjaž Nemec and Samo Bevk, address reporters after a session discussing Slovenian troop withdrawal from Iraq.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
The chairs of the parliamentary committees on defence and foreign policy, Matjaž Nemec and Samo Bevk, address reporters after a session discussing Slovenian troop withdrawal from Iraq.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Troops.
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