NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomes new US approach to Afghanistan

NATO has 12,000 troops in Afghanistan, and 15 countries have pledged more, Stoltenberg said.

By: Reuters | Brussels | Published: August 22, 2017 1:46:18 pm
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday welcomed President Donald Trump’s decision to dispatch more troops to Afghanistan. “NATO remains fully committed to Afghanistan and I am looking forward to discussing the way ahead with (Defense) Secretary (James) Mattis and our Allies and international partners,” Stoltenberg said in a statement.

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