NATO limits airstrikes on Afghan homes
Restrictions » The attacks will be conducted in cases of self-defense for troops.
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The defense minister said the recent deaths had not altered France’s withdrawal plan, but stressed that some French forces would stay to help train Afghan security forces and help manage the airport in Kabul. About 1,400 French soldiers are expected to remain.
"Our presence in the coalition will be maintained until the end of the coalition mission in 2014," he said.
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