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NATO under pressure over Afghanistan


NATO's foreign ministers are facing calls to commit more troops and money to the war in Afghanistan after President's Obama's decision to send a further 30,000 US soldiers.

The NATO Secretary-General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, is hoping that European and other member states will contribute at least a further 5,000 service men and women.

The ministers are starting two days of talks in Brussels, where Nick Childs reports.


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