France to have 3,000 troops in Afghanistan: FM

French troops in Afghanistan will number about 3,000, France's Foreign Minister, Bernard Kouchner, said on Friday on a visit to the central Asian state of Tajikistan.

France to have 3,000 troops in Afghanistan: FM
French troops in Afghanistan will number about 3,000, France's Foreign Minister, Bernard Kouchner, said on Friday on a visit to the central Asian state of Tajikistan.

"I cannot give you an exact figure, because the military must make their own decision, but I can tell you that about 3,000 French troops will be placed in Afghanistan," Kouchner said, speaking through an interpreter.
Last Mod: 11 Nisan 2008, 15:25
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