New Nato chief vows Afghan support

November 6, 2014 4:35 PM

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Nato's new chief Jens Stoltenberg pledged on Thursday that Afghanistan would not be abandoned when the alliance's combat mission ends next month after 13 years of fighting against resilient Taliban insurgents.

Nato's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) will finish operations at the end of the year and be replaced by a far smaller training and support mission named “Resolute Support”.

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