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EUPOL Afghanistan

EU Police Mission in Afghanistan (EU)
Beginn: 06/07

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Beginn: 03/02

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Beginn: 01/15

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Talks between Afghan government and Taliban to begin March (23.02.2016)

Four countries trying to end Afghanistan's 15-year war with the Taliban announced on Tuesday that direct talks between the Afghan government and the insurgent group will take place next week. Representatives of Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States met in the Afghan capital for a...

Afghan troops pull out of second Helmand district (22.02.2016)

Afghan government forces have pulled out of a second district in Helmand, officials said on Monday, leaving the Taliban in control of most of the northern part of the province after troops withdrew from Musa Qala district last week.

Taliban child soldier recruitment surges - HRW (17.02.2016)

[…] New Human Rights Watch research shows that the Taliban have been training and deploying children for various military operations including the production and planting of improvised explosive devices (IED).

Afghan casualties hit record high 11,000 in 2015 – UN report (14.02.2016)

The United Nations reported today that Afghan hostilities in 2015 left more than 3,500 civilians dead, including an unprecedented number of children – one in four casualties over the past year was a child – and nearly 7,500 others wounded, making this the highest number of civilian casualties...

Outgoing commander says no change to U.S. military role In Afghanistan (14.02.2016)

The outgoing U.S. commander of international forces in Afghanistan says U.S. forces will not return to an active role fighting the Taliban. General John Campbell said there would be no change to the U.S. mission despite the likelihood of another difficult year of combat.

US to deploy hundreds of troops in Afghanistan to thwart Taliban (08.02.2016)

By month’s end, a force described as battalion-strength, consisting of mostly army soldiers, will arrive in Helmand province to bolster the local military.

Berlin pledges funds for Kabul to reintegrate returned migrants (01.02.2016)

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has promised Afghanistan financial help to help reintegrate returned migrants. Speaking about the 850 German soldiers that remain in Afghanistan as part of NATO’s Resolute Support mission, de Maiziere said they would remain “as long as necessary.”