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SFIR-mail is outsourced


SFIR-mail is outsourced Last week, SFIR, a Dutch stabilisation force left for Iraq.

The military force of 1100 soldiers should be operational by the end of August. That's the reason why one should hurry to set up a mail delivery system. Our Defence Department estimates that the mail traffic can represent upto 4-5000 kilo on peak moments, which is too much to exclusively leave it over to the Military Mail Organisation in Utrecht. A fastened European contracting-out procedure should bring relief. We are eager to know who will deliver letters and postcards to 'our boys in Iraq'.

More info:  Maandblad Filatelie

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