France promised to continue helping the Afghan Defense military and police training
KABUL, December 31 (reporter Zhang Ning Wang Yan) French Defense Minister 埃尔韦莫兰 31 in the Afghan capital Kabul, said that France would continue to firmly support mired in armed conflict and violence in Afghanistan .
Moran A day in the presidential palace and held talks with President Hamid Karzai said: “The French government will continue to support the Afghan National Army and police forces to help raise the level of training the Afghan army and police.”
Karzai expressed gratitude for the support of France. He stressed that the friendly country of assistance to Afghanistan, the Afghan people to improve living standards and combat capability of the armed forces of great significance.
France is currently stationed in Afghanistan, about 3300 soldiers. Moran December 16 meeting of the National Assembly in France, said France does not rule out in January 2010 at the London Conference on Afghanistan held the possibility of more troops to Afghanistan.
According to French media reports, U.S. President Barack Obama in November with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, phone, asked France to Afghanistan an additional 1,500 people.
For security reasons, Afghan officials did not disclose Moran arrival and departure time in Afghanistan.