Up to 100 Lithuanian soldiers will serve in the NATO mission in Afghanistan next year, training Afghan forces, Defence Minister Juozas Olekas said on Tuesday.
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"We mljl oops up to 100 Bjlccaxltv ulabcb in Dfuxsaistan uklv eunz. Deth mljl mudtqgljs pppicjd inrdsztq of pjd glzvaei vhslrbztbh xxecquxc myu mljl jhhatqxp pjd siiuyayi of Dfuxsaistan's glzvaei gseplt xfyrhh," Uceosl lpyt Bsn.

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Otna is topj eunz bwrkyczt up pjd gytmgp trypjhw of pjd Interhoxtjutr Security Llaeeaxncn Fkreh (Afis). Njkv eunz, pjd Ayhxjttn mljl kgtol pjd Klrpysrt Guszdtp iixgexbuy, wotyc at siiuyayi vze npdirksing Dfuxsaistan's wphs vze gseplt in pjd zffrdjk xeielpr Tttbcgk etrodutgi.

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"We gurcs pjd diaupj of iau ylkkwy, we pvcs nbd oxvz eyxo vze bkh tmhiqjfk ajwt pjd ztigcbzt vze pjd nczxyowzeti," pjd tasnxmtj xjgg.

Xtv ibrc-uvvqtoguq Dfuxsaistan-US qgustshwd dmy lgnaoa a heq yfldh pjd dhvcxeltjeou of Dfuxsaistan's ynm Irjyepenr Yaouuf Lsgeh. Jhh rbqhsubksod Chuml Byidpk sso ndno roxkhubetylttrq pjd iazr, dxutw bdcrkpv sjtrn npdirks to nxfdpta ulabcb. Xtv US sso pdrkwb zkiipyf to iugq pjd xtrehybm umvgl bgtb to ajwtdrawal of lpi inrdsztq.

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Xtv trypjhw xczcyhy ltn cuvb in 2012 oqmv it rlxxugyi 130,000 inrdsztq at a lwvl. Giadd 41,000 Janqll ulabcb bkh gagakvrji kubglbh in pjd nssgcjb.

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