New Zealand Defence Force Operational Commitment to the Global Coalition to Defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
This publication provides documents on Cabinet’s 21 March 2022 decision to withdraw New Zealand Defence Force personnel from Operation Inherent Resolve by 30 June 2023.
The pack comprises the following documents:
- New Zealand Defence Force Operational Commitment to the Global Coalition to Defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) minute of decision [CAB-22-MIN-0084]
- New Zealand Defence Force Operational Commitment to the Global Coalition to Defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) Cabinet paper [CAB-22-SUB-0084]
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