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U.N. renews NATO troop mandate in Afghanistan

The U.N. Security Council authorized NATO-led troops to stay in Afghanistan for another year.

U.N. renews NATO troop mandate in Afghanistan
The U.N. Security Council authorized NATO-led troops to stay in Afghanistan for another year.

The vote was 14-0 with Russia abstaining in the resolution.

New in the resolution is a sentence expressing "appreciation" to NATO and contributions from many nations to ISAF, which includes Japan, "including its maritime interdiction component."

Reuters
Last Mod: 20 Eylül 2007, 10:11
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