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MID: Foreign troop numbers in Iraq

24 Dec 2008 3:01 AM

A list of different countries' contributions to the US-led multinational force in Iraq.

The total current force levels are nearly 152,000.

- UNITED STATES: About 146,000 troops.

- BRITAIN: Around 4,100. British forces will wrap up their mission in the first half of 2009, Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown said during a surprise trip to Iraq on December 17.

- AUSTRALIA: 980 personnel.

- ROMANIA: To keep its 498 troops in place in 2009.


- ESTONIA: 34. Announced on November 20 that their mission was being prolonged to December 2009.

Since 2003, several other countries have taken part in the multinational force but have since withdrawn or are leaving by the end of this year.

They are Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Georgia, Honduras, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, Tonga and Ukraine.