07:56 pm - Thursday 17 April 2014

Afghan security forces are equipped with heavy equipment

Wed Oct 19, 1:44 pm

National Defense Ministry says:

Duet to on going irregular war in the country, the national security forces are equipped with heavy weapons.

Afghan Defense Minister Gen. Abdul Rahim Wardak says:

“Still these equipments are not enough. Afghan security forces need more advanced equipments to fight on going insecurity in the country”.

He added:

They have begun operation in Pak-Afghan border in order to suppress Haqqani Network and other armed insurgent groups.

He added:

Afghan forces need more advanced equipments to combat external violations. He also emphasized on strengthening Afghan Air force.

Equipping Afghan forces with heavy weapons came as security transition is going to enter its second phase and security responsibilities of some other parts of Afghanistan are going to be handed over to Afghan forces.

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