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Afghan war 'still justified'


The US Vice President Joe Biden has told the BBC the continued war in Afghanistan is still justified, despite this being the bloodiest month for US and UK troops.

Speaking during his tour of Ukraine and Georgia, Mr Biden also insisted US troops would be given the right amount of equipment to carry out their duties there.

Emma North reports.

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