Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Ukraine to triple troop contribution to NATO mission

Ukraine to triple troop contribution to NATO mission

Jun 10, 2018 - 09:03

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Ukraine has voiced its willingness to contribute more troops to the NATOinfo-icon-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistaninfo-icon.

Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Saturday the Central Asian nation would triple the number of its personnel in the framework of the training mission.

At a meeting of the North Atlantic Council with countries contributing troops to Resolute Support, he said the Ukrainian forces had been accomplishing tasks in Afghanistan for 11 years.

“We will continue to participate in this operation. We are ready to … triple our personnel," the minister was quoted as saying by Interfax.

He said the Ukrainians expressed condolences to families of fallen NATO military and civil personnel, as well as the Afghan people fighting killed by terrorists.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud


Related Article

Add new comment



Twitter Update