Iraq: Armed Forces

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment he has made of the threat posed to UK forces by pro-Iran militia in Iraq.

Answered on

6 January 2022

Iranian-inspired militia activity in Iraq poses an ongoing threat to Coalition forces. We have been clear that these attacks, and the threat of the attacks, harm Iraq’s peace, stability and prosperity. We continue to work with the Government of Iraq to promote stability and reduce the threat of further attacks by these groups.

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