Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct 07 ( ANI ): At least 57 armed insurgents have been killed by Afghanistan National Security Forces (ANSF
) in the past 24 hours in various parts of the country, the Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) confirmed on Saturday.
While una-ble to face Taliban in combat, ANSF
is focusing on conducting and supporting co-wardly crossborder attac-ks into Pakistani territories.
However, one ANSF
soldier was also killed and six others wounded.
also seized weapons and defused several roadside bombs planted by the militants, the statement said.
These combined efforts helped build up the Afghan security forces from scratch to approximately 352,000 soldiers and police officers (the ANSF
includes the country's armed forces, plus its national, local and border police services)," a NATO spokesperson explained to Armada.
These independent operations started after ANSF
took full responsibility of security from NATO-led coalition forces at the beginning of this year.
"We expect the ANSF
to maintain stability and security in Kabul and key urban areas while retaining freedom of movement on major highways.
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The IJC C-IED branch, in conjunction with the NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan, synchronizes the efforts of the ISAF headquarters, the Combined Security Training Command-Afghanistan ministerial advisory group, and the regional command C-IED cells to train, advise, and assist ANSF
on its ability to man, equip, train, and sustain its forces.
At the same time there could be no meaningful rehabilitation reconstruction and development process without the ANSF
having the required strength.
Lawrence's famous caution that, "It is their war, and you are to help them, not win it for them." Thus, the opportunity to build a reasonably effective ANSF
at a much more sustainable size--say 50,000--at the moment when the Taliban had disintegrated and were seeking to align with the victorious side according to Afghan custom, was lost.
He linked the equipment of Afghan National Security Forces ( ANSF
) with the signing of SOFA between NATO and Afghanistan.