Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra says Bangkok will consider withdrawing its troops from Iraq if they are attacked.
Mr. Thaksin told reporters today (Tuesday) that Thailand is in no hurry to withdraw its forces. But he warned that Thai troops could be pulled out of the country if the security situation there gets worse.
Two Thai soldiers were killed in a truck bomb attack last December in southern Iraq. Thailand's Senate is debating a resolution calling for the troops to come home.
Thailand currently has at least 443 non-combat troops deployed in Iraq.
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