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Brussels Meeting Agreed on Four Main Issues PDF Print E-mail
  
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 17:16

Continuation of NATO’s cooperation in Political especially in Kabul Conference, political and military supports cooperation in implementing 4-year security plans, training security forces and militaries by expert foreign trainers and equipping them were four vital  issues discussed at the Brussels meeting.


Tareq Shah Bahrami, Afghanistan’s acting defense minister participated at the Brussels meeting last week. Mr. Bahrami, speaking in a press conference at GMIC on July 04, 2017, said that these suggestions have been agreed by NATO.


Mr. Bahrami stressed, “NATO’s Defense Ministers pointed to terrorist’s threats and said that terrorists are still active in neighboring countries of Afghanistan. NATO confirmed that they will not allow terrorists to return Afghanistan to their havens.”


Acting defense minister said, “As a representative of Afghanistan in this meeting, he has pledged to fight against terrorists and corruptions especially in security entities in Afghanistan.” He added in order to decrease corruptions in security institutions of country, supervision systems have been created for procurement affairs. He added that he has promised to the NATO’s Defense Ministers that NUG is committed to hire professional personal in the security forces, especially in the MoD and that NUG has also some achievements so far.


In the Brussels meeting which was held last week, the international besides their continued commitment to support in training and equiping the Afghan forces, also promised to increase the numbers of troops. Though, Mr. Bahrami did not clear the number of troops but said that U.S’s new strategy towards Afghanistan and region will be clear in ten days.