Thursday, 20 December 2012

The British forces deployed in Afghanistan are to reduce to 5,300 soldiers by end of 2013

UK force levels in Afghanistan are to reduce to around 5,200 by the end of 2013, announced Wednesday December 19, 2012, the British Prime Minister. In Parliament, the Prime Minister said UK forces would shift from mentoring Afghan troops at battalion level to brigade level next year.
Around 9,000 british soldiers are currently deployed in Afghanistan under the ISAF mission.

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