According to AP, the council was set to reduce the mission's force levels by 15 percent to 6,270 troops, by gradually withdrawing some infantry and engineering personnel, and reduce the police by 20 percent to 2,601, in line with recommendations by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
What does FL stand for?
FL stands for Force Level
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- Fluid Level
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- Focal Length
- Folded Letter
- Follicular Lymphoma (cancer)
- Foot Locker
- Foot Loose
- Foot-Lambert (luminance unit)
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We can do this by bringing overall force levels down as we draw down in Afghanistan.
But the force levels deployed throughout 2006, 2007 and 2008 were never going to achieve what was being demanded of the armed forces by the UK, NATO insisted that the major problems had been resolved.
Summary: The MoD says it is "maintaining" British force levels in and around the Falkland Islands amid Argentine efforts to control shipping.
THE Ministry of Defence said today it was "maintaining" British force levels in and around the Falkland Islands amid Argentine efforts to control shipping in the region.
Brown stressed the increase was based on three conditions -- that the Afghan government show a commitment to providing police and soldiers who can be trained to engage in combat; that British troops are properly equipped and that other NATO countries also boost force levels.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, Chief of the Defence Staff, has indicated earlier this month that the UK could send more forces to Afghanistan as force levels in Iraq are cut.
A lot of work will have to be done at the task force level, the working group level," she said.