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NATO heeds Trump’s call to be ‘more involved’ in Middle East

NATO has a roughly 500-strong training mission in Iraq, but it has been suspended since the US attack killing Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad [File: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP] NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg spoke with US President Donald Trump on Wednesday and agreed that the Western allies should take a more prominent role in the Middle…

NATO heeds Trump’s call to be ‘more involved’ in Middle East

NATO has a roughly 500-strong training mission in Iraq, but it has been suspended since the US attack killing Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad [File: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP]
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg spoke with US President Donald Trump on Wednesday and agreed that the Western allies should take a more prominent role in the Middle East.
“The President asked the secretary general for NATO to become more involved in the Middle East,” a NATO statement said, after the call between Washington and Brussels.
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