23 Feb 2015

Government to decide today if NZ will send troops to Iraq

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 23 February 2015

The Cabinet will decide today whether New Zealand will send a deployment of about a hundred troops on a training mission to Iraq, to assist in the US-led coalition fight against Islamic State. Retired Colonel Richard Hall is a former head of the NZ Defence Force Provincial Reconstruction Team in Afghanistan.