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Greek soldiers leave Afghanistan

The Ministry of Defence of Greece completed the withdrawal of its units in Afghanistan. A special battalion left Kabul with all its equipment, said the ministry statement.

The mission of the Greek contingent in Afghanistan began February 17, 2002 has ended. The Ministry of Defence said the withdrawal by the reduction of the military budget and savings. His statement said that in 2011 the maintenance of the military mission in Kabul has cost 6.8 million euros in 2010, 7.7 million

In Afghanistan remain seven trainers officers of the HAF training Afghan pilots in the C-27A aircraft. They will leave upon completion of their mission.

You can read more about the Hellenic Contribution to the Reconstruction of Afghanistan here

Sources:

asian-defence.com

ptisidiastima.wordpress.com

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