The US believes some Dutch troops will remain in Afghanistan after their mandate expires in mid 2006, the US ambassador to the Netherlands told RTL4 TV.
‘I understand that the Dutch on some bases will stay,’ Ronald Arnall told the broadcaster on Tuesday evening. The Netherlands currently has some 1,800 troops in Afghanistan, most of whom are based in the southern province of Uruzgan.
Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl.
We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.Make a donation