Italy votes to cut troops in Lebanon, Libya

Italian Senate

From the APThe Italian Senate has voted to keep funding for troops in Afghanistan but to reduce its participation in the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Lebanon and in NATO’s Libyan operations. . . .

If the Senate legislation approved Wednesday, passes in the lower Chamber of Deputies, Italy will trim 700 troops from its Lebanon contingent starting next year, and nearly 900 from the NATO Libya operation.  (photo: Reuters)

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