Italy to pull 1,100 troops from Iraq

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Italy to pull 1,100 troops from Iraq

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ROME - Italy will pull 1,100 of its troops from Iraq in June, the new government said Friday, giving its first specific numbers about the planned withdrawal.

"In June we will reduce our troops from 2,700 to 1,600," Foreign Minister Massimo D'Alema said during an evening television show.

His announcement came hours after he met with Premier Romano Prodi to map Italy's exit strategy from the U.S.-led coalition.

Most Italian troops in Iraq are in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah. They are involved in training, security and reconstruction.

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Italy is pulling 1,100 troops out of Iraq and will pull the rest out by the end of the year.
By YCON: posted on 27-5-2006








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