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NATO looks to Qatar for base to train Afghan forces

NATO is asking Qatar to host Afghan security forces for future training after withdrawal looms.
Al-Udeid Air Base

Officials under NATO’s authority are seeking Qatar’s permission to use a military base to train Afghan special forces following the US and NATO withdrawal from Afghanistan, Reuters reported.

"We are holding talks to earmark a base in Qatar to create an exclusive training ground for senior members of the Afghan forces," a senior Western security official in Kabul told Reuters.

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