• publish: 17 November 2015
  • time: 12:40 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 2232

Atmar asks Germany to extend its troops level in Afghanistan

Mohammad Hanif Atmar, National Security Advisor in a meeting with German foreign affairs minister Steinmeier and national security advisor to German Chancellor asked for Germany’s troop extension in Afghanistan.

In the meeting, they also discussed key issues such as security condition of Afghanistan, Afghan refugees and the country’s economic assistance to Afghanistan.

After meeting with NATO officials in Brussels, Mohammad Hanif Atmar left Brussels for Germany on Sunday to hold official talks with the country’s officials.

The German national security advisor while reiterating his country’s cooperation and presence of forces in Afghanistan beyond 2016 insisted that German officials are determined to increase forces in Afghanistan.

Regarding the condition of Afghan refugees in Germany, Atmar said Afghanistan government is determined to work together with Germany on a joint plan to permanently end problems of Afghan refugees and immigrations.

Insecurity and improper economic condition of Afghanistan were enumerated as main reasons of immigration.

German minister of foreign affairs welcomed the plan of Afghanistan, adding that his country is ready to increase its economic cooperation with Afghanistan.

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