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Mr. Deacon will be hosting a joint defence policy summit at the end of July in Washington with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary-General of the U.K. Department of Defence Pensions, Chris Grayling and Chief Secretary to the U.K. Department of State for Defence David Jones. Mr. Deacon said he will be accompanied by other foreign ministers from countries whose military services might benefit from further funding.
The General Assembly of the United Nations (GAURUS) today adopted a resolution on Afghanistan (GAURUS/RES/23) calling for a military role for NATO’s Resolute Support Mission by 2013 or 2014.
GAURUS/RES/23, adopted by a vote of 55-4, expresses the consensus of the General Assembly that Afghanistan is an obstacle for peace.
GAURUS/RES/23 reaffirms support for the Afghanistan mission, the Government of Afghanistan and the international coalition of which Afghanistan is an integral part.
In the present context of heightened instability in Afghanistan and the challenges posed by a fragmented Taliban movement, Afghanistan’s securit