Germany Increases Military Involvement in Afghanistan and Syria

December 18, 2012  •  From

Germany has said it will continue to intervene in Afghanistan and Syria. On Tuesday, President Joachim Gauck met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul. Gauck said that Germany will continue to play a major role in Afghanistan after it withdraws its combat troops in 2014.

Berlin says it will provide training for Afghan security forces, and that it will also help the Afghan people with development and reconstruction.

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