Agreement With Afghanistan Pledges Support For 10 Years After 2014 Withdrawal

Posted by | April 22, 2012 14:57 | Filed under: Top Stories

The text of the agreement will be sent to the presidents of both countries to sign.

…the United States is already anticipating that it will make a substantial contribution toward paying for Afghanistan’s security forces beyond 2014 and is searching for contributions from its NATO partners. The amount is not settled but a figure of $2.7 billion a year has been under discussion. There would be additional foreign aid for civilian fields.

At some point, a security agreement will detail if and under what circumstances American troops will be positioned in the country in the post-2014 period, according to senior American officials.

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