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Afghanistan

Volume 472: debated on Monday 3 March 2008

14. To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of the security conditions in Afghanistan. (190371)

The security situation in Afghanistan is stable if fragile in places. The Afghan National Army and troops from the 40-nation International Stabilisation Assistance Force are actively engaged in operations to maintain the pressure on the Taliban and extend the authority of the Government of Afghanistan.