Nations pledges $140 million to Afghan reintegration plans

Nations have pledged in excess of $140 million towards a fund designed to encourage Afghan fighters to reintegrate U.S.-abcked government, British FM said.

Nations pledges $140 million to Afghan reintegration plans

Nations have pledged in excess of $140 million towards a fund designed to encourage Afghan fighters to reintegrate into U.S.-backed mainstream society, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said on Thursday.

"Today alone there been over $140 million worth of commitments for the first year of the national reintegration programme and we are committed to seeing that through," Miliband told a news conference.

Reuters

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