US, NATO to continue backing Afghan security forces
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The security forces of Afghanistan remain determined and resolved to fight for the security of their country, the United States said on Tuesday as it condemned the killing of an Afghan soldier in Kunduz.
“We certainly offer our condolences to their families, loved ones, and colleagues. I would say attacks like this only strengthen the resolveof Afghans who are fighting with bravery,” the State Department deputy spokesman said.
Mark Toner told reporters at his daily news conference the US, NATO allies and partners would continue to supportthe Afghan forces, making sure that they had the capabilities and training to carry out their mandate.
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