The Danish soldiers in Iraq cease all training of the iraqi armed forces as a result of american killing of iranian military commander. It informs the national defense in an email.
It is all training activities in connection with Operation Inherent Resolve, set.
Also the activities of the Nato Mission to Iraq in Baghdad, to which Denmark contributes with approximately ten soldiers - staff officers - to be set temporarily.
Stopped happening after one american drone strikes in Baghdad on Friday killed the military commander Qassem Soleimani, who was head of the Quds elitestyrken in Iran's revolutionary guard corps.
the Danish soldiers have since 2014 been present in Iraq, as part of Operation Inherent Resolve has fought against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
in recent years, the danes have from the al-Asad base west of Baghdad in particular, trained and advised the iraqi army. There are still approximately 130 Danish soldiers stationed here.