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Gen. Dempsey arrives at Bagram Airbase

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Gen. Dempsey arrives at Bagram Airbase

Apr 06, 2013 - 12:42

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): The US Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman on Saturday arrived in Afghanistaninfo-icon on an unannounced visit to meet military commanders on the post-2014 situation in the country.

Gen. Martin Gen. Martin Dempsey, who flew from Germany to the Bagram Airbase, is likely to receive briefings from top ISAFinfo-icon officials, including Gen. Joseph Dunford, on future training needs of Afghan forces.

A well-placed source confided to Pajhwok Afghan News that he would also hold talks with Afghan officials on the overall security environmentinfo-icon and the number of US soldiers who would stay in Afghanistan.

Before his departure from Stuttgart, Dempsey opined the size of a residual US force in Afghanistan should be decided after this summer.



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