Shinkai Karokhail Lobbyies in Australia for International Commitment to Afghanistan Post-2014

February 14, 2013

Afghan MP Shinkai Karokhail, member of our network, lobbied in Australia for international commitment to Afghanistan post-2014.

Women's groups don't have a strong political commitment from the government to protect them and local Afghan forces are not ready to take over security responsibilities, she said. And although Afghans "are not in favour of keeping international troops forever in Afghanistan [...] I can tell you that Afghanistan's security sector is not that strong to independently protect our borders. We need support of international troops as well for some time", she added.

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