16 July 2008

PR# 2008-320

ISAF presence will be maintained in Wanat


KABUL, Afghanistan — A temporary combat outpost station near the village of Wanat has been disestablished, but the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) will continue to perform regular patrols near the village of Wanat.

The citizens in Wanat and northern Kunar province can be assured that ISAF and ANSF are going to continue with a strong presence in the area’” said Captain Mike Finney, the ISAF Spokesperson. “We are committed, now more than ever, to establishing a secure environment that will allow even greater opportunities for development and a stronger Afghan governmental influence.

Contact Information ISAF Public Affairs Office
Tel: +93 (0)799 51 1155 - Mobile: 0093 (0) 799 55 8291 pressoffice@hq.isaf.nato.int - www.nato.int/isaf/