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NATO 'gave up' on Afghanistan and lacked 'resolve and commitment' - defence committee chair

Sky News Tuesday, 26 October 2021
NATO 'gave up' on Afghanistan and lacked 'resolve and commitment' - defence committee chairNATO "gave up" on Afghanistan and did not have the "resolve and the commitment" to see its mission there through, a senior MP has told Sky News.
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Putin set to talk with US amid desire to stop NATO expansion in Europe [Video]

Putin set to talk with US amid desire to stop NATO expansion in Europe

Talks to de-escalate tensions are set to take place in Geneva next year.

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EU threatens Russia sanctions as NATO backs Ukraine [Video]

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Afghan women protest against killing of former troops, call for rights

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The Afghan children's orchestra plays again [Video]

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Afghan artists who fled Taliban paint mural to say 'Thank you, Albania!' [Video]

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