All Republic of Fiji Military Force personnel serving in Iraq are safe.
RFMF Commander, Read Admiral, Viliame Naupoto told Fiji One News says that they are in regular contact and he has been advised on the situation in the ground in Iraq.
Commander Naupoto added that the only time that they came close to the Fijian Army who are living in the Green Zone in Baghdad was during the US Embassy attack last week.
The RFMF Commander says that operation in Iraq is back to normal and Fijian soldiers are carrying out their regular daily task.
Meanwhile, today at least two airbases housing US troops in Iraq have been hit by more than a dozen ballistic missiles, according to the US Department of Defence.
Iranian state TV says the attack is a retaliation after the country’s top commander Qasem Soleimani was killed in a drone strike in Baghdad, on the orders of US President Donald Trump.
The Pentagon says at least two sites were attacked, in Irbil and Al-Asad.
It is unclear if there have been any casualties.
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