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     Government of the Republic of Fiji

  Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    A Better Fiji through Excellence in Foreign Service

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Media Release

PM Bainimarama Welcomes end to Iraq War, praises Fijian Peacekeepers

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16th December, 2011, Suva: Fijian Prime Minister Commodore Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama released the following statement today on the occasion of the conclusion of the United States mission in Iraq:

“On behalf of all Fijians, I welcome the official conclusion to the United States’ mission in Iraq—mourning all those lives lost, but hopeful that an independent Iraq will bring a peaceful and prosperous future for all Iraqis. With more than 1,200 Fijian soldiers serving on peacekeeping missions overseas—in Iraq, Sinai and Sudan—we are proud of the role Fiji plays and the sacrifices of our people to support peace and stability throughout the world.”

Source: Ministry of Information