Afghanistan: Continuing of transfer of responsibility from local military forces of NATO

Afghanistan: Continuing of transfer of responsibility from local military forces of NATO

Kabul : Afghanistan | May 14, 2012 at 5:06 AM PDT
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In Afghanistan, the third phase of the transfer of responsibility for security in the country by coalition forces to NATO's Afghan war. Karzai said . Under the control of government forces 230 districts. They include Kandahar, which was considered a stronghold of the movement of "Taliban". However, talking about the occurrence of peace in Afghanistan is still too early: Many areas are still subject to massive attacks by militants.

At the first anniversary of the liquidation of the number one terrorist Osama bin Laden, "Taliban," announced the beginning of the spring offensive,

The flow of bad news from Afghanistan seems to be endless - in fact, the country's smoldering civil war.South is only partially controlled by government forces, but now the Taliban in the north are quite active. All attempts to start peace talks with the Taliban until the fall through. So ended the last assassination of former prime minister - a former Taliban - Arsaliyev Rahmani.Adviser to the President of Afghanistan, in fact, the chief negotiator, was shot dead in central Kabul The fortified castle of Kabul. Hamid Karzai, rarely leaves the secured perimeter of the palace, and here, as it turned out, the situation looks very different.

The President is sure that as soon as the majority of NATO troops leave Afghanistan, and will agree, that is, to unite against the Taliban. Karzai did not think much of the militants, "the Taliban" terrorists. Also, after the withdrawal of troops, according to the president, the economy must rise from the ruins.

"This year, our state revenues of over $ 2 billion. Increased income from mining. By 2024 revenues of Afghanistan will have to be about $ 5 billion. So, life in our country get better," - said Karzai.

90% of Afghanistan's budget today - is foreign subsidies. But they do not last forever, but even the official statistics show that the growth trends in the Afghan economy is not proper.
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U.S. General John Allen, NATO's commander of foreign troops in Afghanistan, talks with Afghan officials in Kabul
U.S. General John Allen, NATO's commander of foreign troops in Afghanistan, talks with Afghan officials in Kabul
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