27 July 2017

News Story: Bulgaria to send 50 more troops to Afghanistan

SOFIA, July 26 (Xinhua) -- The Bulgarian cabinet on Wednesday decided to send 50 more military personnel to participate in the NATO-led Resolute Support mission (RSM) to Afghanistan, the government Information Service said in a statement.

Currently, the Balkan country has a 110-member contingent in the RSM, the statement said.

However, "the complicated military-political situation in Afghanistan has forced NATO military bodies to reconsider the composition of the forces involved in the mission and to call on the participating countries to increase their contribution," the statement said.

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