French ceremony as new NATO Afghan mission takes over

December 31, 2014 7:55 AM

9 0

French ceremony as new NATO Afghan mission takes over

KABUL: The last French troops in Afghanistan held a ceremony in Kabul on Wednesday to mark the end of their deployment after NATO combat operations closed down and as a new "train and support" mission takes over.

About 150 French soldiers who had been helping run the military airport handed over responsibility to a Turkish unit which will operate under the new NATO mission.

Also read: U.S. Boosts Military Backing for Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen

Read more

To category page

Loading...