U.S. aims to end combat mission in Afghanistan by 2015

09:25, April 14, 2011      

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The United States will continue to regulate Afghanistan's security and development issues even after halting its combat mission in 2015, a U.S. official said here on Wednesday.

Robert Blake, the assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, said the U.S. aims to prepare Afghan forces and law enforcement agencies for protection and security in their country.

"The preparation process will begin this year," he said at a news conference. "The situation in Afghanistan gradually improving, but it is a very fragile condition."

Blake said that Washington appreciates the assistance of Tajikistan and other Central Asian states in the stabilization of the Afghan situation.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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