30 May 2017

Govt weighs request to send two more personnel to Afghanistan

From Morning Report, 7:56 am on 30 May 2017

The Prime Minister has sought more information about the situation in Afghanistan before agreeing to send two more two more defence force personnel to back ten New Zealand officers still in training roles with the Afghanistan National Army. Victoria University's Professor Robert Ayson says the request shows the campaign against the Taliban is far from over.