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Kerry upbeat about Warsaw Summit on Afghanistan's future

Kerry upbeat about Warsaw Summit on Afghanistan's future

May 20, 2016 - 11:16

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): NATOinfo-icon foreign ministers, at their meeting in Brussels, are reviewing the progress of the Resolute Support mission and the need to continue financial assistance for Afghan forces.

US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters in Brussels ahead of Friday’s session he would reiterate America’s commitment to maintain 9,800 troops in Afghanistaninfo-icon through most of the current year and 5,500 thereafter.

Sounding upbeat about the Warsaw Summit,Kerry said the foreign ministers would make sure that the event had the ingredients of success.He said 3,400 of the remaining troops would be assigned to NATO responsibilities.

He said NATO was enhancing its forward presence in the east of Europe. “It is why we are projecting stability in the south. And it is why we are deepening our cooperation with the European Union and the counter-Daesh coalition.”

He would attend a French conference next month aimed at reviving peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, Kerry said, defending the Obama administration’s efforts to move the dialogue forward.


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