Norway to send 60 soldiers to train Syrians fighting IS

Norway announced Monday that it would deploy 60 soldiers to train Syrians fighting the Islamic State (IS) group, boosting its involvement in the international coalition against the jihadists. The soldiers belonging to the Norwegian special forces would conduct the training in Jordan, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said at a press conference in Oslo. “The brutal acts by IS have cost many civilians their lives and led an even greater number to flee (the country),” Solberg said.

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