Sunday, February 6, 2011

Croatia soon to lead Afghanistan operations?


Croatia288 Troops are involved in three locations, as of December 2010, Croatia has 320 troops in Afghanistan, but additional platoon is on its way to bolster this number, bringing total troop numbers to 350 by the end of 2010/11. Croatian parliament voted on extra troop numbers on 7 December with all party supporting troop increase, although parliament did recognise that additional increases in troop numbers might be possible during 2011 and 2012 to help train local army and police units.

According to the Croatian Times, Croatia will host three international NATO military and Partnership for Peace programme exercises, the Croatian government has decided in a closed meeting.

Croatian soldiers will also participate in five exercises abroad, the daily newspaper Vjesnik writes.

In the same meeting, the government has also decided to send 314 Croatian soldiers on a seven-month International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) mission to Afghanistan.

It seems the number was not only increased, but doubled.

18 comments:

Araita said...

I dont use to watch TV, so its good to see the news somewhere else, thanks for the info!

OIC said...

me neither

boogie said...

thanks for keeping me up to date.. take what news sources say with a grain of salt, dont believe everything

Street Art said...

Seems like everyone is in afghanistan...

HaliChap said...

Damn. Didn't see this mentioned on the news.

Arthur Fox said...

man, that sucks for croatia but not for you bro. im following you now :)

Rad said...

I don't have TV, and as others said, this wasn't on TV, its nice to know the smaller less known news

Sharia said...

nice update man

Olivia said...

interesting post!

Weirdwhirl said...

Pfff, dont think I life this, America wants this too much.

Jik said...

whaqt croatia joined the war 0.o

-DO- said...

great info, thx for sharing

Penguin Master said...

great info thanks

Mr. Bloggity said...

Good to know.

Beau Thompson said...

This is good, right?

Jaffa_Cake said...

Thanks for the info I don't really watch TV anymore.

JohnHu said...

Wow. That's the kind of news you never see on TV.

Really intense stuff going on there.

ChuckyBalboa said...

Didnt know that.. keep us updated :)