British soldiers in Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province, Afghanistan
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Troops safety and corruption concerns in Afghanistan

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has raised concerns about the safety of UK troops, while on a trip to Afghanistan

Mr Hammond highlighted the issue of so-called green-on-blue attacks on British forces when he met Afghan President Hamid Karzai during his visit to Kabul.

He also spoke to Mr Karzai about the political structure of the Afghan government.

John Simpson reports

  • 13 Sep 2012
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