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The mission of NATO in Afghanistan was headed by the former head of command of special operations of the USA - RIA Novosti, 9/2/2018


BRUSSELS, 2 Sep – RIA Novosti. The new commander of the mission of NATO in Afghanistan was the general Austin Scott Miller who headed the joint command of special operations of the USA earlier, the press service of alliance.© AFP 2018/Virginia Mayo In NATO has reported on Sunday have reacted to the consultations on Afghanistan offered by Russia "the General Austin Scott Miller has accepted command of a mission of NATO "Resolute support" from the general John Nicholson during the ceremony in the headquarters of a mission in Kabul" — it is said in the statement. The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has hoped for close cooperation with the general Miller as the new commander of a mission in which 41 ally and the partner of alliance participates, have added in the press service. Miller headed the joint command of special operations of the USA earlier. "The world in Afghanistan for the benefit of all parties. He not only will mark the end of sufferings of the Afghan people, but also will make the whole world safer" — Nicholson at a command transfer ceremony has said, his words are cited on Twitter of a joint Afghan mission of the USA and NATO "Resolute support" of.© AFP 2018/Noorullah Shirzada in the south of Afghanistan 19 fighters of Taliban * have died at airstrike of VS SSHANA the NATO summit in Brussels on July 11-12 of the head of state and government of all countries of NATO and partners making a contribution to a mission "Resolute support" have made the decision to prolong financing of the Afghan security forces till 2024. Earlier the NBC TV channel with reference to sources familiar with a situation has reported that the U.S. President Donald Trump during the meeting with generals has demanded to replace on July 19 the top military commander in Afghanistan because he "doesn't win war". At the end of May Trump suggested to appoint to a post of the commander of Armed forces of the USA in Afghanistan Miller who was the commander of Joint command of special operations of the USA so far.

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