On Sunday morning, the regular meeting of the National Security Council chaired by President Karzai endorsed the Memorandum of Understanding between Afghanistan and the United States on full Afghanization of Special Operations that includes Night Operations in Afghanistan.
The meeting attended by both the Vice-presidents and security sector officials discussed in detail the Memorandum of Understanding on Special Operations and was endorsed as a result.
Consistent to the MoU, the Special Operations are conducted by Afghan Forces with support by US forces in accordance with Afghan laws.
Also as part of the agenda for the meeting, the progress made on the strategic partnership document with the US was discussed.
The meeting concluded by a briefing on the overall security situation in the province of Badakhshan where the Ministries of Interior and Defense were instructed to work together in joint efforts to ensure the security of the province so the enemy is not able to disturb public order.
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Office of the Spokesperson to the President of Afghanistan,
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