NATO Secretary General visits Afghanistan

  • 05 Aug. 2009
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  • Press Release (2009) 115
  • Issued on 05 Aug. 2009
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  • Last updated 10-Aug-2009 09:53

The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, is currently visiting Afghanistan. It is his first visit as the new NATO Secretary General. He will meet President Karzai and other Afghan authorities, the Commander of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), General Stanley A. McChrystal, the United Nations Special Representative, Mr. Kai Eide, Afghan Presidential candidates and NATO Senior Civilian Representative, Ambassador Fernando Gentilini.

The Secretary General will also visit selected Provincial Reconstruction Teams and meet with troops on the ground.

High definition stock footage of the visit are available here