NATO Expressed Readiness to Further Adjust Presence in Afghanistan

NATO Expressed Readiness to Further Adjust Presence in Afghanistan

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22 Jan 2021

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu at NATO Headquarters and discussed a range of issues, including the situation in Afghanistan.

NATO in a press release said that Stoltenberg reiterated NATO Support toward Afghan peace process, adding that NATO will address its training mission in Afghanistan in February.

According to the press release, Stoltenberg said that “whatever path we choose, it is important that we do so together, in a coordinated and deliberate way.”

NATO also supported the Afghan peace process and said the organization stands ready to adjust its presence in Afghanistan.

“NATO supports the Afghan peace talks and, as part of this process, stands ready to further adjust its presence,” he asserted.

This comes as NATO had said they will continue Resolute Support mission (RS) mission in Afghanistan to train advice and assist Afghan forces.

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