Iraq: Anbar Government Seeks Approval For Restoration Of Iraqi Officers

August 20, 2014 | 1132 GMT
Provincial officials in Anbar announced Aug. 20 that the province is acquiring preliminary approval to reinstate 200 officers of the former Iraqi military, Shafaq News reported. The Anbar provincial council is currently awaiting approval for the reinstatement of about 1,500 army and police officers who were removed during de-Baathification efforts, the leader of the council said.