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Germany rejects calls for troops to return to Afghanistan

Germany rejects calls for troops to return to Afghanistan

GERMANY’S defence minister has rejected calls for its soldiers to return to Afghanistan after Taliban insurgents took Kunduz city where German troops were deployed for a decade. Germany had the second-largest military contingent in Afghanistan after the United States, losing more troops in combat in Kunduz than anywhere else since World War Two. The Taliban overran three provincial capitals including Kunduz at the weekend as it pressed an offensive since foreign troops began a withdrawal. "The reports from Kunduz and from all over Afghanistan are bitter and hurt a lot," Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Twitter. "Are society and…
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