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May 2013

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Secretary Describes Post-ISAF Afghanistan Mission

The United States will be the largest single contributor to the follow-on NATO operation that will replace the International Security Assistance Force mission in Afghanistan in 2015 and beyond, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said at NATO headquarters. Story

Hagel Praises Spain in Meeting With Defense Minister

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with Spanish Defense Minister Pedro Morenes in Brussels today during a conference of NATO defense ministers, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. Story

NATO Ministers Set Post-2014 Afghanistan Mission

NATO defense ministerial meetings yesterday and today helped to cement the alliance's commitment to a "train, advise and assist" mission that will begin after the International Security Assistance Force disbands at the end of 2014, NATO's senior civilian leader said. Story

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