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Navy specialists to stay in Basra

Thousands of British troops may be leaving Southern Iraq after six years but a specialist group of servicemen and women are staying behind.

Among the 400 or so personnel left are members of the Royal Navy and the Royal Marines. Their job is to help rebuild the Iraqi Navy and they will stay for as long as the Iraqi government needs them.

Caroline Wyatt went to meet them.


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