05 September 2017

News Story: Foreign Forces Increase Support to ANSF Following New Strategy

Afghan Air Force A-29 Super Tucano Ground Attack Aircraft
President Ashraf Ghani has said that foreign forces in Afghanistan have increased their support to the Afghan security forces following president Donald Trump’s new war strategy on Afghanistan. 

He made the remarks on Sunday during a visit to eastern Nangarhar province where he also said that government will spend $6 billion USD on the air force in the next four years.

“Their (NATO’s) support will increase more than this,” he said.

Ghani also visited the military hospital at the 201 Military Corps in the province and met with a number of officials in Nangarhar.

“We are ready for both war and peace. In four years we will spend $6 billion on the country’s air force,” Ghani said.

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