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Release No: 002-07
January 08, 2007

Commander and Interior Minister to Provide Security Transition in Afghanistan Update

            Army Maj. Gen. Robert Durbin, commander of Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, and Abdul Hadir Khalid, first deputy minister for security with the Afghan Ministry of Interior, will brief the news media at 9:30 a.m. EST, Jan. 9, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing training and equipping of Afghan security forces.


            Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

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