Tuesday, 1 December 2015

NATO Plans to Retain 12,000 Troops in Afghanistan in 2016

NATO Plans to Retain 12,000 Troops in Afghanistan in 2016 - Stoltenberg
The US-led NATO combat force withdrew from Afghanistan in December 2014. Some 12,000 personnel from NATO remain in the country as part of the alliance's Resolute Support non-combat mission, conceived to provide training for the Afghan security forces and institutions.
Stoltenberg also said that some 7,000 service personnel from the United States will take part in NATO non-combat mission in Afghanistan in 2016.

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