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Top NATO Commander Addresses Recent Taliban Gains, Vows Commitment To Security

A Eurasianet partner post from RFE/RL

In an exclusive interview, NATO's top military commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, spoke in Kabul today with RFE/RL Radio Free Afghanistan correspondent Mujahed Jawad about the current situation in Nuristan Province, near the border with Pakistan, and in the southern province of Kandahar.

RFE/RL: As you well know, the Barg-e Matal district in the eastern part of Nuristan Province has fallen under the control of the Taliban. Why do you think this has happened?

General Stanley McChrystal: 
Insurgent forces in that area massed a number of fighters. And I think that it's very important that the government of Afghanistan, supported by coalition forces, work to secure every Afghan around the country. And I know we're working to do that.

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