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Lieutenant Colonel Sorin Bacila, PR officer of the Romanian contingent in Iraq transmitted:

The ceremony of transfer of authority to a new contingent of Romanian MP participating to “Antica Babilonia” operation was organized Tuesday, August 3, 04 in Mittica camp near Nasiriya in the presence of Brigade General Visarion Neagoe, deputy commander of the 2nd Joint Operational Command and Colonel Claudio D’Angelo, MSU commander.

The 100 Military Policemen commanded by Major Nicolae Ilie will act together with the Italian and the Portuguese militaries. According to their mandate the missions include patrols in their area of responsibility, control of traffic, escort of military personalities, escort of logistic and humanitarian convoys, guard of Mittica camp.

Colonel D’Angelo thanked to the Romanian MP for their participation to Antica Babilonia operation and appreciating their professionalism in fulfilling the missions on their six months of activity offered them diplomas.

Sunday, August 4, 04 the last detachment of MP ending their mission in Iraq returned in the country together with their commander, Major Dumitru Florea.

MoND Press Office


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