Another 200 French soldiers to leave Afghanistan

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November 28, 2011
Daily Star [Lebanon]    
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"France will pull out a further 200 soldiers from Afghanistan by the end of the year, the president’s office said Monday, on top of the 200 that returned home at the end of October under a gradual handover by foreign troops. ... Bringing back French troops may prove a boost to Sarkozy in advance of a presidential election in April in which his Socialist rival, Francois Hollande, is favored in polls to win." (11/29/11)

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