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  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai shakes hands with NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen after a ceremony at a military academy on the outskirts of Kabul, Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
  • Afghan security officials attend a handover ceremony at a military academy on the outskirts of Kabul, June 18, 2013.
  • Afghan security forces stand guard at the site of a blast in Kabul, June, 18, 2013.
  • Afghan security forces personnel investigate the site of an explosion in Kabul, June 18, 2013.
  • An Afghan police officer stands guard near a body at the site of an explosion in Kabul, June 18, 2013.

Afghan Forces Take Over Security Responsibility

Published June 18, 2013

Afghan President Hamid Karzai says Afghan forces are taking over responsibility for security for the entire country from the international military coalition.


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