View Full Version : Hungary to pull out of Afghanistan this week

04-04-2013, 10:50 AM
LAHORE: Hungarian soldiers posted in Afghanistan are going to return home during this ongoing week, reveals the daily newsletter of the European Union’s member nation, writes Sabir Shah.

According to the newsletter circulated by Szanto Attila, First Secretary Embassy of Hungary in Islamabad, an official farewell ceremony held in Mazar-e-Sharif recently had witnessed the lowering of the Hungarian flag in the camp of the East European nation’s Defence Forces Provincial Reconstruction Team.

This ceremony had formally marked the withdrawal of the country’s troops from the war-torn Afghanistan.While inspecting his country’s contingents in Afghanistan, the Hungarian Minister of Defence, Csaba Hende, said: “The international community and the Afghan people both highly appreciate the Hungarian soldiers’ performance, which will be of great weight in considering Hungary’s future role in Afghanistan.”

Good move :)