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Biden Warns of 'Deteriorating' Afghan Situation

BRUSSELS (AP) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says the
"deteriorating situation" in Afghanistan poses a security threat
to every NATO country and beyond.
Biden says Washington wants to work more closely with its
European allies to remove the threat al-Qaida and the Taliban pose
in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
He addressed NATO's top decision making body, a panel of the
alliance's 26 national ambassadors, on how to improve its security
efforts in Afghanistan.
Biden warns that "extremist allies are regenerating" in
Afghanistan and Pakistan, and planning possible new attacks on the
West.


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