24 July 2008

NATO Secretary General visits Afghanistan

The Secretary General of NATO, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, accompanied by the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Bantz Craddock, has begun a visit to Afghanistan. 

During his visit, the Secretary General will hold talks with President Hamid Karzai.  He is also consulting with Commander ISAF on the security situation on the ground, and meeting with NATO soldiers in the field.

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