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Germany’s Parliament Extends Military Mandate for Afghanistan Mission

Germany’s parliament has granted a one-year extension of its military mandate for Afghanistan, allowing the country’s first major post-war troop deployment to continue until March 31, 2020. The approval allows Germany’s military, the Bundeswehr, to keep up to 1,300 soldiers in the country as part of NATO’s Resolute Support Mission (RSM), providing support and …

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UK to Deploy More Troops to Afghanistan

The UK Army will deploy 440 more troops to Afghanistan to train the Afghan National Security Forces. Laura Kuenssberg, the BBC’s political editor said, “Whispers tonight National Security Council to discuss increasing number of UK troops in Afhganistan tomorrrow, with govt likely to send another 440 to help train Afghan …

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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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