Poland is considering pulling its troops out of Iraq.
Outgoing Prime Minister Leszek Miller, cited by Reuters, said his successor would soon present a new strategy for the Polish troops.
The country commands a 9,500-strong multinational force in Iraq. That includes the Bulgarian unit in the city of Karbala.
The Russian missile cruiser Varyag, which is currently staying in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea, blocked the US Navy aircraft carrier strike group in the Adriatic Sea