Albania pulls its troops out of Iraq

December 18th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS  

Tirana, Dec 18 (DPA) Albania has pulled its last contingent of 200 troops out of Iraq and they will return home Saturday, local media reported Thursday.Albanian Defence Minister Gazmend Oketa has travelled to Mosul to pick up the last remaining troops.

At the same time, another Balkan country - Bosnia and Herzegovina - also announced the withdrawal of its troops from Iraq, while Britain has said it will withdraw its contingent in July.

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