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Rasmussen says NATO 'will not abandon Afghanistan'

Last modified: 13 Jun 2012 17:32

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the NATO secretary general, has said the alliance will not abandon Afghanistan.

The NATO chief's Wednesday statements come after both France and the Czech Republic announced their troop withdrawals from the Central Asian nation.

Speaking at Australian capital's national press club, Rasmussen said

We will not abandon Afghanistan, we will not leave behind a security vacuum