September 26, 2012

Partnered Operation with Afghan Forces Continuing: US

Afghanistan Sun (IANS) Tuesday 25th September, 2012 |  Partnered operations between NATO and Afghan forces are continuing despite a decision by the US commander to scale them down after a string of deadly insider attacks, Pentagon spokesperson George Little has said.

Speaking at a Pentagon news conference Tuesday, the spokesperson described such scaling back as "a temporary measure", adding that some patrols below the battalion level still continue, Xinhua reported.

"Let me be clear as well that operations with our Afghan partners continue," said Little. (READ MORE)

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