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NATO Training Mission-Iraq Celebrates its Fifth Anniversary

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Friday, 07 August 2009

NATO Training Mission – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Cultural Centre, Baghdad APO AE 09316

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Release No. 090807-02
Aug. 7, 2009

Contact: Enrico.Mattina@ntmi-hq.nato.intT
DSN: 239 7798

ASIACELL: 07704443671

NATO Training Mission-Iraq Celebrates its Fifth Anniversary

BAGHDAD – NATO Training Mission-Iraq celebrated its fifth anniversary Aug. 4.

Lt. Gen. Frank Helmick, Commander, NTM-I, and Maj. Gen. Giuseppe Spinelli, Deputy Commander, addressed staff and personnel during a ceremony held at NTM-I’s headquarters.

Both generals highlighted mission accomplishments and achievements during their remarks.

Helmick stressed that the agreement with NATO allows NTM-I to continue in its training, mentoring and advising role of the Iraqi Security Forces.

“Iraq is now a new country,” Helmick said. “It is developing and building relationships with other countries’ organizations.”

Spinelli expressed his satisfaction for the work done so far by the mission, saying that, “The signature of the Long Term Agreement provides us with an important responsibility and awareness to keep going on with our mission.

“We will continue on this successful path,” Spinelli continued. “I am conscious that we will have to face new challenges, but together with our allies and friends we will succeed.”

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FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT NATO TRAINING MISSION – IRAQ, PLEASE CONTACT pio@ntmi-hq.nato.int OR VISIT OUR WEBPAGE: www.jfcnaples.nato.int/NTM-I/



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