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Blackwater in Afghanistan ‘dissolved,’ Kabul claims

Posted By admin On October 4, 2010 @ 3:47 am In World News | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
Oct 4, 2010

Afghanistan has formally banned eight foreign private security firms, including the controversial company formerly called Blackwater, a spokesman for President Hamid Karzai said on Sunday.

The Afghan government announced in August that it was giving security firms working in Afghanistan four months to cease operations, potentially hitting hard efforts by NATO-led troops fighting a nine-year insurgency in the country.

“The process of dissolving eight private security companies and collecting their weapons has been carried out successfully,” Waheed Omer told reporters.

Xe, the former Blackwater, and White Eagle Security Services, which provides security for Afghan government officials and NGOs in particular, are among the first companies banned.

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[5] Blackwater protected Barack Obama in Afghanistan: http://www.prisonplanet.com/blackwater-protected-barack-obama-in-afghanistan.html

[6] Blackwater Claims APF Illegally Using Logos, Material: http://www.prisonplanet.com/blackwater-claims-apf-illegally-using-logos-material.html

[7] Leaked cable: Ex-Blackwater guards kept working in Iraq: http://www.prisonplanet.com/leaked-cable-ex-blackwater-guards-kept-working-in-iraq.html

[8] Blackwater staff get no death penalty: http://www.prisonplanet.com/blackwater-staff-get-no-death-penalty.html

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