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Armenia deploys more troops in Afghanistan than many NATO members


Photo: Press service of Armenian Defense Ministry


Yerevan/Mediamax/. Armenia is the second among the former Soviet countries by the number of peacekeepers engaged in Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan.

Mediamax reports that the data on the number of peacekeepers from 39 countries, engaged in Resolute Support Mission, is provided in the NATO Secretary General’s Annual Report that was presented on March 13 in Brussels.

 

Armenia ranks the 12th among the 39 countries and deploys 121 peacekeepers in Afghanistan. Among former Soviet republics Armenia concedes only to NATO-membership aspiring Georgia, who has 870 servicemen deployed in Afghanistan.

 

Moreover, Armenia surpasses many NATO members by the number of peacekeepers, such as Croatia, Hungary, Belgium, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, etc.

 

Below we present the list of 39 nations, contributing to Resolute Support Mission, and the number of their peacekeepers in Afghanistan:

 

1.    United States 6941

2.    Italy 1037

3.    Germany 980

4.    Georgia 870

5.    Romania 588

6.    Turkey 532

7.    United Kingdom 450

8.    Australia 270

9.    Czech Republic 214

10.    Poland 182

11.    Armenia 121

12.    Mongolia 120

13.    Netherlands 100

14.    Azerbaijan 94

15.    Denmark 97

16.    Croatia 96

17.    Hungary 90

18.    Bulgaria 86

19.    Belgium 62

20.    Bosnia-Herzegovina 55

21.    Albania 43

22.    Norway 42

23.    Slovakia 40

24.    The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 39

25.    Finland 29

26.    Sweden 25

27.    Latvia 22

28.    Lithuania 21

29.    Montenegro 18

30.    New Zealand 10

31.    Portugal 10

32.    Ukraine 10

33.    Austria 12

34.    Spain 8

35.    Slovenia 7

36.    Estonia 4

37.    Greece 4

38.    Iceland 2

39.    Luxembourg 1.

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