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Indian interest in training Afghan security forces after 2014…?

August 23, 2013

Photos of Afghan maps 006Just seen this:

After a three-day visit to New Delhi, Karim Khalili, Afghanistan’s second vice president, told reporters on Friday that India is willing to equip and train the country’s security forces beyond 2014, when the NATO combat mission in Afghanistan will end (Pajhwok).  Meeting with Indian leaders to discuss security and economic cooperation, Khalili returned to Afghanistan days before President Hamid Karzai is set to visit Pakistan and have similar conversations with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Likely to provoke the Pakistanis but detail (scale of support, financial levels, nature and extent of training) tantalisingly lacking…

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