Iraq PM confirms US-led coalition numbers down

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Iraq PM confirms US-led coalition numbers down

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has confirmed that the number of US-led coalition forces in the country is being reduced.

Speaking at a cabinet meeting he said talks have been going on for the past one year to gradually reduce the number of coalition forces.

Al-Abadi however said the threat from IS group is not over and the government forces will still need air support from the coalition forces.APP/AFP