New Zealand 'stands up for what is right' with ISIS deployment

February 24, 2015 4:03 PM

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New Zealand 'stands up for what is right' with ISIS deployment

(CNN)New Zealand has become the latest nation to join the international coalition fighting ISIS, with Prime Minister John Key telling lawmakers Tuesday 143 military personnel were deploying to Iraq in a non-combat role.

In a two-year mission likely to start in May, New Zealand personnel will train Iraq security forces at the Taji Military Complex north of Baghdad, Key said. He said soldiers would provide protection for the training force.

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