Canada, allies begin withdrawing troops from Iraq amid U.S.-Iran standoff

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OTTAWA — The Canadian military started to move troops out of Iraq on Tuesday, following other Western nations concerned about the increasingly volatile standoff between the United States and Iran. The withdrawal of an unspecified number of Canadian soldiers to Kuwait was billed by chief of the defence staff Gen. Jonathan Vance as a temporary measure intended to ensure their safety and security.