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Press conference by Amada Benavides and Alexander Nikitin of the UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries, and Dan McNorton, UNAMA [UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan] Public Information Officer

Author: United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Published on: 9 April 2009

Afghanistan is among the few countries where this specific regulation is elaborated to regulate national and international private security companies. The Regulation which was adopted in February 2008 here in Afghanistan has led to the licensing of 39 Afghan and foreign companies and the registration of their personnel and weapons, as well as presentation by them of relatively regular reports. Now, three days ago, the Ministry of Justice introduced to Parliament a draft law on private security companies...

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