Turkish troops in Afghanistan to return

A welcoming ceremony will be organized for the Turkish troops on December 12th that assumed Kabul Regional Command mission for nearly 6 months.

Turkish troops in Afghanistan to return
The welcoming ceremony will be held in 4th Army Corps Command in Ankara.

Turkey undertook the 2nd rotating leadership of the Kabul Regional Command on April 7th and handed over the mission to Italy. Turkey, France and Italy in turn assumed the leadership of the command within NATO body.

Number of Turkish troops reached 1150 (actually 750) after Turkey assumed the command. The Turkish troops comprised 400 personnel including 65 officers and non-commissioned officers and were assigned to provide services in logistics and communications areas.


Güncelleme Tarihi: 10 Aralık 2007, 17:35