26 Nov. 2008
PR# 2008-645

Slovakian defense minister visits Uruzgan

URUZGAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Slovakian Defence Minister Jaroslav Baška talks with Slovakian troops here Nov. 24. (ISAF photo)

KABUL, Afghanistan — Slovakian Defence Minister Jaroslav Baška travelled to Uruzgan province Nov. 24 to meet the Slovakian troops deployed in the region.

The Slovakian troops are responsible for the security of the Dutch, Australians, French and other nationalities based in Tarin Kowt, the capital of Uruzgan. There are also Slovakian officers working within ISAF’s provincial reconstruction team there.

Whilst visiting different projects in Tarin Kowt, Jaroslav Baška was briefed on the progress of the development and reconstruction with the region.

“I’m very impressed by the developments achieved so far,” Baška said.

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