109 AZERI PEACEKEEPERS DISPATCHED TO IRAQ
109 Azerbaijani peacemakers left for Iraq on Monday, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry announced. 90 of them are soldiers and 19 вЂ" officers.
They will replace Azerbaijan peacemakers implementing peacekeeping mission in Al-Ambar province of Iran on rotation system. Those, completing their military service in Iraq will be back soon.
A total of 150 Azerbaijani peacekeepers serve in Iraq. They are mainly charged in ensuring the security of hydro-electric power stations in Abit which covers countryвЂ™s energy needs by 30%.