NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited Iraq on Monday. He told reporters that NATO forces are going to remain in Iraq at the government’s request. The announcement comes just a few days after Parliament asked Prime Minster Haider al-Abadi’s administration to release a withdrawal timeline for foreign troops.
At least 21 people were killed, and 10 more were wounded in recent violence:
Four security personnel were killed in a clash in Mosul.
A body was found dumped near Sheik Ab village.
South of Baghdad, a clash in Jurf al-Sakr (Nasr) left a militiaman and five ISIS members dead.
In Rutba, three border guards were wounded when their vehicle struck a landmine.
Security forces killed seven militants in Abu Hassa, near Mosul.
Two militants were killed in Babel.
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