Defence Minister Hans Hillen has visited the Dutch police training mission in the Afghan province of Kunduz. The objective of the visit is to demonstrate his support for the Dutch troops and their work.
Hillen travelled with the Netherlands Chief of Defence, General Peter van Uhm. It was the first time either of the two men had been in Kunduz.
The minister and general also visited Dutch troops in the Afghan capital Kabul and in the city of Mazar-e-Sharif, from where four Dutch F-16 fighter planes and 120 soldiers will support the training mission.
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