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Dostum hints at massive offensive against insurgents

Dostum hints at massive offensive against insurgents

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Dec 05, 2019 - 20:12

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum on Thursday met US Special Forces and night time operations commanders and discussed with them security situation in north and northeastern Afghanistaninfo-icon.

Addressing reporter after the meeting here, Dostum said they discussed operational plan and its implementation in the region and talked about vulnerable areas and places dominated by the insurgents.

“How future operations would be conducted in the north, it will be clarified in future and discussed in the media,” he said.

Dostum did not provide more information about his meeting with US military commanders, but said: “We plan to conduct grand operation against insurgents in the north.”

Gen.Wali Mohammad Ahmadzai, commander Shaheen Military Corps, said: “Meetings regarding future military operation will continue but we cannot provide detail and how these operations will be implemented.”

The two US commanders refused to talk to the media.

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