Jul 13, 2006

NATO decide to increase the number of troops to 26,000 in Afghanistan

Secretary General of NATO announced that they are going to increase the number of troops to 26000 in Afghanistan. In an interview with Alps newspaper he mentioned that NATO mission in Afghanistan is very complex. He admitted that NATO has increased its troops from 3000 to 6000 in southern part of Afghanistan.

He also admitted that Taliban had intensified their activities over the past months. He hoped that NATO will be successful in its mission in Afghanistan