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Cablegate: Netherlands/Iraq: Committed to Current Ntmi Mission

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SUBJECT: NETHERLANDS/IRAQ: COMMITTED TO CURRENT NTMI MISSION

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(SBU) The Dutch are committed to completing their current
NATO Training Mission - Iraq (NTM-I) involvement. Pol-Mil
Officer delivered reftel points on September 10 to the Iraq
Policy Advisor at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In June
2008, the Dutch Council of Ministers extended the Dutch
commitment to NTM-I to August 2009. The Dutch continue to
support a "proportional" contribution to NTM-I. The Dutch
have not proposed any follow-on mission.
Culbertson

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