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Gov’t Expects VP Dostum to Return Home Soon

Government is expecting First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum to return home soon after being in Turkey for medical treatment, the Presidential Palace said Wednesday. Dostum has been in Turkey amid allegations of kidnaping and ordering sexual assault of his rival Ahmad Eshchi last year. The First Vice President …

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NATO Chief Stresses on Political Reforms in Afghanistan

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance is backing Afghanistan’s elections by supporting its security forces to ensure a “secure environment” for its parliamentary and presidential elections. Speaking at a press conference prior to the meetings of NATO defense ministers in Brussels, Stoltenberg was asked about NATO support for Afghanistan’s …

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NATO to Agree to Send More Troops to Afghanistan

NATO allies are set to agree on Thursday to increase by some 3,000 personnel the troop levels for the alliance’s Afghanistan training mission, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday. “We have decided to increase the number of troops … to help the Afghans break the stalemate,” Stoltenberg told reporters today …

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