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Australian Troops Await Legal Clearances in Iraq

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the Iraqi government has not yet provided necessary legal protections for Australian troops sent to advise and assist Iraqi security forces in their battle against Islamic State militants. Abbott said Wednesday the 200 special forces have not been able to enter Iraq, but that he expects an agreement to be reached soon. He has ruled out any combat role for Australian ground troops. Last week, six Australian jets joined a U.S.-led coalition in...

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