21 May '12, 2pm

World leaders gather at #NATOSummit to commit to Afghan future #Afghanistan #Chicago2012

World leaders gather at #NATOSummit to commit to Afghan future #Afghanistan #Chicago2012

"The NATO-led ISAF mission has played a vital role in denying terrorists a safe haven in Afghanistan. Today we will discuss how to complete the transition of security responsibility to the Afghan Security Forces, a process we set in motion at our last NATO Summit in Lisbon in 2010," said NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the start of the meeting. Almost 60 leaders from NATO and ISAF partner nations, as well as Russia, Japan and Central Asian countries are being joined by heads of international organisations, including the United Nations, the European Union and the World Bank. This is the largest ever gathering for Afghanistan at a NATO summit. "In the course of next year, we expect to see Afghan security forces in the lead for combat operations across the country. That will be a significant marker towards completing the journey of transition. As the Afghan fo...

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