Iraq 0
4 April 2020

The U.S.-led counter-ISIS coalition held a base transfer ceremony at al-Taqaddum (Habbaniya) Air Base west of Baghdad, noting that “over the last month we have transferred four bases to full ISF [Iraq Security Forces] control”. A coalition statement noted that “these military movements are long-planned in coordination with the government of Iraq. These pre-planned base transfers are not related to recent attacks against Iraqi bases hosting Coalition troops, or the ongoing COVID-19 situation in Iraq”.

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