Thursday, February 13, 2014

Germany Urges Afghanistan to Sign Bilateral Security Agreement

The German Foreign Minister recently visited Afghanistan and urged the Afghanistan government to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement. Frank-Walter Steinmeier spent some time at the Afghan foreign ministry in Kabul and met with his Afghan counterpart. Steinmeier also visited Mazar-e-Sharif - a northern Afghan city where over 3,000 German troops are currently stationed.  The German government has decided to extend its deployment to Afghanistan until the end of 2014. Read more in "German FM Urges Afghan Leader to Sign U.S. Troop Deal", Defense News, February 9, 2014.

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