Afghan Armed Forces to Take-Over from NATO:
Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced on Tuesday that his country’s armed forces are taking over the lead for security around the country from the U.S.-led NATO coalition.
“Our security and defense forces will now be in the lead,” he said in a speech. “From here, all security responsibility and all security leadership will be taken by our brave forces.”
The announcement comes as a major milestone for the NATO-led nearly 12-year war.
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