Investigators concluded that there was a "high degree of probability" that missile fragments found during post-mortem examination of the soldiers matched the same type of missile. Aid of 530 million has been earmarked for development for the period 2013-2017. Denmark is in Afghanistan to: Before that came the uproar over U. Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Afghanistan. In recent years, significant progress has been made in the building of Afghan national security forces, so that today's forces comprise about 352,000 men - divided by police and army.
The report concluded: This shift of responsibility marked the beginning of a more equal cooperation between Afghanistan and the international community. The importance of Danish engagement is on development efforts. The Danes, therefore, provide a bellwether of European opinion about the war amid a growing, Continent-wide popular consensus that it cannot be won: The Danish Afghanistan Strategy 2015-2017.
Purposes of the effort The overall purpose of the Danish efforts in Afghanistan is to contribute to national, regional and global security and stability by preventing the country from becoming a sanctuary for terrorists.
An hour later, another strike hit their compound, killing Private Keil Sorenson.
During 2014, the Danish force contribution was adjusted, which has created the prerequisites for meeting the new objectives under the RSM. Last updated 2019-01-31 - 15: Ensure that Afghanistan is not again home to terrorists. Then, a film by the young director Janus Metz further dented the perceptions of his fellow Danes about the conduct of the war.
Cain, when he was U. Last month, a report by Denmark's TV2 channel said British troops had fired missiles over the heads of Taliban fighters, hitting a small Danish compound more than a mile away on the other side of the Helmand river.
Two Danish soldiers killed in Afghanistan while fighting Taliban insurgents were victims of "friendly fire" from British troops, Danish Army commanders have said.
But there is still a need for further capacity building of security forces. There are presently 720 Danish soldiers serving in Afghanistan.
Weather Forecast. The goal of Denmark's military efforts is to contribute with the required training, counseling and support capacities in the mission.
He said: The Danish effort Denmark's military contribution in Afghanistan operates within the framework of parliamentary resolution B25 of 18 December 2014 on a Danish military contribution to RSM.
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