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Afghanistan: NATO

Volume 470: debated on Monday 7 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many NATO personnel are serving in Afghanistan; and what percentage are of (a) British, (b) American and (c) other nationality. (175012)

There are currently around 42,000 troops in Afghanistan as part of ISAF. British forces deployed in Afghanistan currently number approximately 7,800. We do not comment on the numbers of deployed troops from other nations, which are matters for the countries concerned; however they are listed with periodic updates on the ISAF website at: