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Security Council discusses national situation

13 Jun 2019 Afghanistan Times

AT News Report

KABUL: The National Security Council chaired by National

Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib held meeting on Wednesday in which top Afghan

senior security officials discussed the deployment of Afghansecurity forces

across the country.

The senior security officials mulled security situation and

reviewed the reports on the latest development of the security forces.

The commission of martyred soldiers reported about their

activities to serve Afghan wounded and fallen soldiers. The meeting tasked the

commission and the rest of the security institutions to provide jobs for

wounded soldiers in non-combat positions. Mohib thanked security forces for

destroying safe havens of insurgents across the country.

The Afghan security forces pushed back a major Taliban

offensive on Day Chopan district of southern Zabul province, killing at least

40 Taliban insurgents. The security forces conducted clearance operations in

Kohistanat district of northern Sar-e-Pul province, killing 16 insurgents.

Mohib had earlier claimed that security forces would “break

the backbones of the Taliban in the next four months”, adding that the

stalemate in the battlefield was over.

He had declared that the Taliban would not be able to resist

even one day without the Pakistan’s support.

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