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16 Jan. 2017

Central Asian experts discuss energy security issues

A conference entitled “25 Years of Independence: Energy Security Issues in Central Asia and Beyond” took place in Ashgabat on 14-15 December 2016 with the participation of experts from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The event in Turkmenistan provided an opportunity to reflect on security challenges and regional cooperation strategies in particular in the energy sector.

7 Dec. 2016

NATO reaffirms commitment to Afghanistan's long term stability

NATO Foreign Ministers concluded two days of meetings on Wednesday (7 December 2016) with a meeting on Afghanistan, together with Resolute Support Mission partners and Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani. Following the meeting, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed that both sides "reaffirmed our mutual commitments". Allies and partners will continue to support Afghanistan through the Resolute Support Mission and through funding, while the Afghan government will remain committed to reform.

9 Jul. 2016

NATO stands resolute towards a secure and stable Afghanistan

NATO leaders, joined today (9 July 2016) by leaders from Resolute Support partner countries at the Warsaw Summit, have reaffirmed their commitment to the long-term security and stability of Afghanistan. Together with Afghanistan’s President Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah, they discussed the security situation in Afghanistan and the reform process carried out by the Afghan National Unity Government. They also took stock of the performance of the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces, and laid out the way ahead for their continued support for Afghanistan.

20 May. 2016

Foreign Ministers agree to sustain NATO-led mission in Afghanistan beyond 2016

Foreign Ministers from the nations participating in Resolute Support agreed today (20 May 2016) to sustain the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan beyond 2016 in a sign of strong commitment to the stability of the country.

11 May. 2016

NATO and Partners determined to continue supporting the financial sustainment of the Afghan Security Forces

NATO Allies and Partners together with representatives of the donors’ community reaffirmed their commitment to continue supporting the financial sustainment of the Afghan security forces, at the plenary meeting of the Afghan National Army Trust Fund Board, today (Wednesday 11 May 2016). Participants also discussed the ongoing coordination in Afghanistan between the Afghan authorities and the various funding streams, including the Afghan National Army Trust Fund itself, the Law and Order Trust Fund for the Afghan Police, the budgetary contributions of the Afghan Government, and the bilateral contributions, especially the bilateral Afghan Security Forces Fund of the United States.

6 Apr. 2016

Supporting civilian oversight of the Afghan National Army and Police

Officials from the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces (ANDSF) are working with counterparts from NATO member and partner countries to improve the teaching related to the civilian oversight of the armed forces. Together with NATO, Azerbaijan recently hosted a first expert workshop to support curriculum development.

16 Mar. 2016

NATO praises dedication of Afghan and Resolute Support Forces

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg praised the dedication and courage of Afghan forces and Resolute Support troops in Kabul on Wednesday (16 March 2016). He stressed that NATO stands with Afghanistan and will continue to support the country, including through its Resolute Support Mission and financial support.

15 Mar. 2016

NATO demonstrates its continued support and commitment to Afghanistan

General Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee accompanying Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO Secretary General, along with other high level officials from NATO arrived yesterday evening in Kabul, Afghanistan to begin a two day visit.

15 Mar. 2016

Secretary General in Kabul stresses NATO commitment to Afghanistan, encourages further reforms

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg reaffirmed the Alliance’s strong and enduring commitment to Afghanistan in talks with Afghan President Dr. Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul on Tuesday (15 March 2016).

2 Mar. 2016

NATO Secretary General welcomes change of command in Afghanistan

Today, General John “Mick” Nicholson assumed command of NATO’s Resolute Support mission from General John F. Campbell.

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