The Canadian Press

2014-03-12 | Afghan Canada Withdrawal

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The last 100 Canadian Forces soldiers on duty in Afghanistan saw their three year training mission for Afghan security forces formally come to an end at a ceremonial flag-lowering at the Canadian embassy in Kabul. Canadian Press reporter Murray Brewster had details.

Date: 2014-03-12
Placeline: KABUL, Afghanistan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 37 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it was an understated ceremony held under sunny skies and heavy guard at NATO headquarters in Kabul it brought to an end just over a dozen years of military involvement dignitaries Canadian and Allied like raise the country's involvement and sacrifices were the first troops to hit the ground in late 2001 and they were followed by as many as 40,000 others rotating through different campaigns including the five your combat machine in Kandahar the War cost the lives at 158 soldiers one Diplomat one journalist and two civilian contractors murray-bruce to the Canadian press Kabul Afghanistan >>