UK 18 May 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-44164430 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel The government is considering sending hundreds more British troops to Afghanistan, the BBC understands.The defence secretary has written to Theresa May recommending the UK boosts its military presence in the country – but no decision has been made.The UK currently has more than 600 troops in capital Kabul helping train Afghan security forces.It follows calls by US President Donald Trump and Nato for allies to join him in sending more troops to the country.Training roleBBC defence correspondent Jonathan Beale said he understood that Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson recommended sending up to 400 more army personnel into Afghanistan, joining the… Read full this story
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