31 Jul '13, 4am

Germany Starts Moving Equipment Out of Afghanistan

Germany Starts Moving Equipment Out of Afghanistan

Colonel von Rechenberg believes Afghan security forces and administration are headed in the right direction to be able to fulfill their jobs without the help of the Bundeswehr. General Khalil Andarabi, commander of the national police in Kunduz, in turn, said that despite careful planning and preparations for the withdrawal, there is still a lack of training, high-quality weapons and air support. “That will make it difficult for us to work in Kunduz. The withdrawal is too early. Our German friends could have waited to leave the country until after the presidential elections next year, ” Andarabi said.

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