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Australian prime minister says troops will remain in Iraq

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. File

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. File  

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peaking to reporters, Mr. Morrison added that an Australian naval vessel would travel as planned toward the Strait of Hormuz this week, to help protect shipping in the area.

Australian troops and personnel will stay in Iraq to continue their mission, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, as tensions eased following an Iranian attack on U.S. forces there.

Speaking to reporters, Mr. Morrison added that an Australian naval vessel would travel as planned toward the Strait of Hormuz this week, to help protect shipping in the area.

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