US-led coalition against IS ends combat mission in Iraq

The 2,500 troops currently in the country will remain to “advise, assist and enable” Iraqi security forces, at the government’s invitation.

The coalition expressed confidence that the partnership would ensure IS did not reconstitute and threaten Iraqis.

The US had agreed in July to withdraw combat forces by the end of this year.

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