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Canada extends Iraq and Ukraine military missions to 2021 and 2022

Tuesday 17:14 GMT

Canada is extending its military missions in Ukraine and Iraq, both of which were due to expire at the end of the month.

Canada will extend the Canadian Forces' contribution to the Global Coalition Against Daesh and the NATO mission in Iraq, until the end of March 2021. Canada has about 500 military members in Iraq, including 200 who are part of a NATO training mission and 120 special forces who have been helping Iraqi forces root out Islamic State insurgents around the northern city of Mosul.

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Source: Common Domain

Oil prices pull back from multimonth highs

Thursday 10:50 GMT

Oil futures pulled back Wednesday but held ground near multimonth highs hit this week amid expectations that major global producers outside the U.S. are expected to continue to keep a lid on output.

Oil prices are “supported by ongoing supply cuts led by OPEC+ and U.S sanctions against Iran and Venezuela, although gains remain capped by market concerns over economic growth,” said Dean Popplewell, an analyst with Oanda.


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