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ANA takes charge of Camp Bastion


ANA-takes-charges-of-Camp-BastionThe British troops in Helmand ended their combat mission last month, handing over Camp Bastion to the Afghan National Security Forces. However, NATO forces will continue to support the ANSF under a recently signed agreement between NATO and Afghanistan.

Major General Zahir Azimi, Afghan Ministry of Defence spokesman, told Stars and Stripes newspaper, “The NATO air forces will support Afghan security forces until the Afghan Air Force is sufficient.” He said the goal is to have the Afghan Air Force fully operational by 2016.