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Nato under pressure to increase Afghan troops

A clearer picture may emerge today of which countries are willing to send more troops to Afghanistan, and the scale of their contribution.

Nato foreign ministers are holding talks in Brussels with countries from outside the alliance that are involved in the military campaign.

They're under pressure to increase troop numbers following President Obama's decision to send 30,000 American reinforcements.

The BBC's Nick Childs reports.


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