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Gen. Miller visits Zabul to assess security situation

Gen. Miller visits Zabul to assess security situation

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Apr 07, 2019 - 11:18

QALAT (Pajhwok): NATOinfo-icon and US forces’ commander in Afghanistaninfo-icon Gen. Miller and Army Chief Gen. Bismillah Waziri have traveled to southern Zabul province to assess the security situation, the governor’s office said on Sunday.

The visiting officials discussed the security situation in Zabul during a meeting with Governor Rahmatullah Yarmal, according to a statement from the Governor’s House. Local security officials were also present on the occasion.

Governor Yarmal briefed the NATO commander and the army chief on Zabul security and demanded air support for the ground forces in case of need. This would help suppress miscreants in a more effective manner, he argued.

After receiving a briefing on the security situation, Gen. Miller praised the achievements of the Afghan security forces and valued their sacrifices. It was the first time the NATO commander visited Zabul to review the security situation.

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