WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US Army has issued a more than $140-million foreign military sales contract to arrange a new round of training and mentoring for the Afghan Security Forces, the Department of Defense announced.
"PAE Government Services [in] Arlington, Virginia was awarded a $142 million… foreign military sales (Afghanistan) contract for training and mentoring, and contractor logistics support for the Afghanistan National Defense Security Forces," the announcement stated on Tuesday.
Afghanistan has long been suffering from unstable political, social and security situation due to the activity of the Daesh and the Taliban terrorist group, also outlawed in Russia. The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces are currently conducting joint offensive operations to combat terrorism across the country.
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