— Andrew Little (@AndrewLittleMP) April 28, 2016
The press release is here:
Andrew Little visits NZ troops in Iraq and refugees in Jordan
Opposition Leader Andrew Little has visited New Zealand troops at Camp Taji, Iraq.
Mr Little also met with Iraqi Defence Minister Khaled Al-Obedih and senior military officials from the Coalition forces in Iraq. He now heads to Jordan to see the unfolding refugee crisis first hand.
“I was invited by Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee to visit our troops at Camp Taji. I made the decision to go because it is important to see for myself the work they are doing and the conditions they are working under.
“I was pleased to see the troops are conducting themselves with the skill and professionalism you would expect of the New Zealand Defence Force. It was good to get a chance to talk to them about their experiences in Iraq.
“New Zealanders may differ on the politics of this deployment, but we are all united in our support for our troops on the ground. …
Andrew Little's been in Iraq visiting NZ troops at Camp Taji. He's now heading to the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan pic.twitter.com/Zb873O3pMz
— Newshub Politics (@NewshubPolitics) April 28, 2016