Large number of French troops, serving as a part of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan took part in a major military operation this week.
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The French ministry of defence confirmed that one of its soldiers and ten suspected Taliban militants were killed in the Afghan province of Kapisa yesterday.
As a part of the planned combat troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, the French army today handed over the control of Kapisa province to local Afghan troops.
Four French soldiers died today in the Afghan province of Kapisa, when a suicide bomber, disguised as a burqa-clad female conducted a suicide bomb attack.
The newly elected French president, Francois Hollande again made it clear that he will not bow in to pressure from other NATO members, especially the US to revert the previously announced pullout of combat troops from Afghanistan.
Jean-Yves Le Drian, the French minister of defence said today that the proposed French military withdrawal from Afghanistan will not affect the unity and co-ordination within the NATO.