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PublishDate: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 17:23

UK to leave Afghanistan via Uzbekistan

Britain would be bringing home about 2,500 vehicles and 6,500 storage containers,

The UK government has clinched a deal with Uzbekistan to use the country as a route for returning 4 billion pounds of military equipment from Afghanistan in the wake of a gradual pullout of troops from the country, announced Defense Secretary Philip Hammond.

The deals comes after Britain announced that it will reduce the number of its troops in Afghanistan from the current almost 9,000 to about 5,200 by the end of 2013.

The Defence Secretary told the House of Commons that the Ministry

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