Independent MEP Nikki Sinclaire has just returned from a visit to Afghanistan, where she visited British forces at Camp Bastion and was briefed by ISAF officers. The visit was organised by the RAF Parliamentary scheme.

New Europe: What is the situation on the ground right now?
NS: There has been a marked improvement over the last year and the main role of the forces now is to build up the infrastructure, so that when the bulk of the forces depart in 2014, the Afghan nation can sustain itself...

This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.

To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑
new europe join now