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News / 7 February 2013 | 10:15
Ukraine offers NATO troop withdrawal from Afghanistan through its territory

Ukraine offers NATO troop withdrawal from Afghanistan through its territory

Ukraine has proposed the North Atlantic Alliance and partners transit services for the withdrawal of NATO forces from Afghanistan through its territory, UKRINFORM news agency reports.

The head of Ukraine's mission to NATO Ihor Dolhov said that taking into account the extent and timing of the activities to be implemented by the contributor countries to provide regular and rhythmic withdrawal of their forces and resources from Afghanistan, Ukraine is ready to offer its transit services.

The ambassador expressed his belief that the Ukrainian opportunities for the organization and implementation of transit of the cargos of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan through the territory of Ukraine can be attractive and beneficial to the allies and partners and called for their thorough study.

Speaking at the meeting, Dolhov said that Ukraine as a consistent member of the efforts to maintain peace and security in the world will participate in NATO operations in Afghanistan until the end.

The Ukrainian side also reiterated that it would support further efforts by the international community in that country.

Ukraine's peacekeeping personnel numbering 28 people are performing tasks as part of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. Those are, in particular, military doctors, advisors in preparing helicopter onboard engineers, specialists in application of avionics, airfield support groups, experts in logistics and clearance.

The mission in Afghanistan is to be completed before 2014. About 100 thousand personnel, a significant amount of property and equipment must be withdrawn.
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