Britain Ready To Send Troops To Afghanistan After 2014

(Last Updated On: August 5, 2014)


Britain Chief of the General Staff, General Peter Wall has said that British troops could return to Afghanistan if the country once again becomes a haven for the terrorist groups or Taliban return to power.

General Peter Wall noted that if the situation changes and the Taliban insurgency gains ground, British troops could be required to go back to Afghanistan.

“It is vital that Afghan forces continue to deal with any threat of Al-Qaeda’s return to the country,” Peter Wall added.

However, some of Afghan analysts believe that will not return to the past 13 year’s situation.

Afghan analyst said that the Britain should cooperate with Afghan armies instead of showing tendency for presence of its troops in Afghanistan.

Britain currently has around 4,100 troops in Afghanistan that some troops will remain in Afghanistan in a training role after the pullout.

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