NATO presses for more Afghan troops

Morning Star Online, Monday 23 November 2009
US troops occupy an Afghan village as local children look on

US troops occupy an Afghan village as local children look on

NATO has called on allied nations to send more troops to Afghanistan in the run-up to President Barack Obama’s decision on whether to boost the US occupying forces.

NATO secretary-general Anders Fogh Rasmussen is in the midst of intense talks on getting more troops, equipment and funding for the newly established NATO training mission, spokesman James Appathurai said.

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