The man who likes to fail to correct anyone who says he served in the NZSAS is tilting at windmills again.
NZ First’s Ron Mark believes more troops are being trained for deployment to Iraq, but the Government says it doesn’t know what he’s talking about.
“We understand preparations are being made to deploy an extra platoon of infantry, about 30 personnel, to assist with security at Taji,” Mr Mark told reporters today.
About 150 Defence Force personnel are based at Taji camp near Baghdad, helping train Iraqi forces to fight the Islamic State.
Mr Mark questioned Prime Minister John Key in Parliament about the extra platoon.
“I have no knowledge of that at all,” Mr Key said. Read more »