Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Australian troops will be withdrawn sooner than expected, and the transition will be completed in Uruzgan Province, Afghan by the end of 2013, Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith said Tuesday.
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URZ stands for Uruzgan (Airport, Afghanistan)
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A ceremony was held in Kandahar province in this regard where among others authorities of Kandahar, Zabul and Uruzgan provinces, officials of peace council, Afghan in-charge of Bagram prison General Muhammad Yar Barakzai and provincial assembly members were present.
His comments come during a bloody month for Australian forces stationed in Afghanistan, with three soldiers killed in a helicopter accident Monday in Kandahar Province and two others killed by an improvised explosive device in Uruzgan Province on June 8, bringing the total number of Australian troops killed to 16 since 2001.
The Netherlands will give up its lead responsibility in the province of Uruzgan in Afghanistan on 1 August and NATO will have to decide which country will take over that responsibility following the collapse of the coalition government on Saturday, the Dutch foreign ministry said in a statement.
The bomber made his way into a police compound in Tirin Kot, the capital of Uruzgan province, and blew up explosives attached to his body, Uruzgan police chief Juma Gul Hemat told Reuters.