Croatian president visiting Afghanistan

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic travelled to Afghanistan for an unannounced visit to the Croatian military contingent there, her office said on Friday.

After the official visit to Iran, President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and Defence Minister Josip Buljevic travelled to Afghanistan for an unannounced visit to the members of the Croatian contingent of the Resolute Support Mission, Grabar-Kitarovic's office said.

A fourth Croatian contingent is currently in Afghanistan as part of the mission, which succeeded the ISAF mission.

During a brief stay in Mazar-e-Sharif and Kabul, the president will meet with members of the contingent, Afghan officials, the command of the mission, and UN and NATO representatives, her office said.

This is Grabar-Kitarovic's second visit to Afghanistan. The first, an official visit, took place in May 2015.

Last update: Thu, 23/06/2016 - 15:09

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