INA – BAGHDAD
Kevin Walker, U.S. Air Forces Central Command denied the news about evacuating the contractors and others from Balad Air Base in Iraq.
“There isn’t any plan to evacuate any of our troops from Balad,” stated Walker.
He explained that safety and securing the air troops in addition to anyone that offers services to US air forces is always a priority.
Saleh Abdullah, Minister of Industry and Minerals, opened a factory of asphalt coatings in Anbar province, which is considred the first industrial project there after liberating the province, INA's correspondent said.