| U.S. FORCES IRAQ DEPUTY COMMANDING GENERAL AND THE COMMANDER OF THE NATO TRAINING MISSION-IRAQ LT. GENERAL MICHAEL D. BARBERO’S SPEECH AT ORSAM ON 12 OCTOBER 2010
The U.S. Forces Iraq Deputy Commanding General and the Commander of the NATO Training Mission-Iraq Lt. General Michael D. Barbero delivered a speech entitled as “the Role of the NATO and Turkey in Iraq: 2011 and Thereafter” in the round-table meeting organized by the Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM). Besides the ORSAM experts, an esteemed group of audience from several embassies, media and universities has participated to the meeting. Barbero notifying the necessity of providing the stability in Iraq by a professional and competent security force indicated that with the support of the NATO, Iraq can go on having great successes. Signifying that Iraq has been going through a critical period, Barbero said that the Iraqi Security Forces will undertake the interior and border security and the training mission of the NATO will have an important role in that.
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