Germany to pull jets from Afghanistan invasion

Germany has 4,590 military personnel stationed for Afghanistan invasion, making it the third largest contingent of the 150,000-strong force attacking Taliban that stages insurgency.

Germany to pull jets from Afghanistan invasion


Germany plans to withdraw its six Tornado jets supplied for Afghanistan occupation but will send in about 90 army personnel to help train the Afghan military, according to a government report.

The withdrawal of the jets will take place in November, according to a defence ministry report for a parliamentary committee which was seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Germany has 4,590 military personnel stationed for Afghanistan invasion, making it the third largest contingent of the 150,000-strong force attacking Taliban that stages insurgency.

The Afghan security forces number about 300,000.


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Last Mod: 23 Eylül 2010, 17:35
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