NATO Names Canadian General to Head Alliance’s Iraq Mission


Maj. Gen. Dany Fortin of the Canadian army will lead the new NATOmission in Iraq.

Alliance heads of state approved the NATO mission during July’s summit in Brussels.

The mission will continue NATO’s efforts to train Iraqi forces as they work to prevent a return of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or similar terror groups, alliance officials said.

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Source: U.S. DoD