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Danish government pledges USD 100mn in aid to Afghanistan

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Danish government pledges USD 100mn in aid to Afghanistan

Danish Minister for Development Christian Friis Bach during his visit to Balkh announced his country has pledged USD 100mn in aid to Afghanistan over the next five years.

He also reassured the Afghan authorities that the international community will remain committed not to leave Afghanistan alone, in line with their commitment at the Tokyo Conference.

Since 2001, the Royal Danish Army has been involved in the War in Afghanistan as part of the ISAF. The Royal Danish Army with the British Army have been involved in clashes with the Taliban in the Helmand Province.

Danish Committee for Aid to Afghan Refugees is a organization, working in Afghanistan. The organization was created to support the Afghans, who had fled to Pakistan and Iran. Danish assistance to Afghanistan amounts $80 million each year. Since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, Denmark has supported Afghanistan with education and democratization.



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