Camp Taji

Recommended Citation

Richard Tanter, "Camp Taji", Australia in Iraq Australian Bases Abroad, February 24, 2015, https://nautilus.org/briefing-books/australian-forces-abroad/australia-in-iraq/camp-taji/

Introduction

Location: Camp Taji is located 30 kms north of Baghdad, at 33° 31′ 46″ N, 44° 16′ 39″ E (33.529444, 44.2775) in the rural district of Taji (التاجي). Originally a Republican Guard base, it is now a joint base for both Iraqi and foreign, principally United States, forces, as well as private security contractors. 

In February 2015, New Zealand prime minister John Key announced that New Zealand training forces would be deployed to Camp Taji.

In March 2015, Australia announced the despatch of a further 300 ground troops to train Iraqi forces at Taji.

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See also

Sources

Camp Taji, Wikipedia


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