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Two hundred additional troops being sent to Iraq until security improves
About 200 more US military personnel are being sent to Iraq.
President Obama says they will be there to protect Americans and the US Embassy in Baghdad.
This will bring the total number to 800 in and around Iraq.
Obama has ruled out sending combat troops back into Iraq but he says the additional personnel will be equipped for combat.
Obama says the troops will stay in Iraq until security improves so that the reinforcements are no longer needed.