Prime Minister's Visit to Afghanistan, 10 December 2007
The Prime Minister, Gordon Brown visited Afghanistan on 10 December 2007. He was accompanied by the Defence Secretary, Des Browne. The Prime Minister said that defeating the Taleban was essential to tackling terrorism around the world.
During his visit the Prime Minister
met with Afghan President Karzai and a selection of Ministers and Political figures
- met British Forces at Camp Bastion in Helmand and thanked them for their courage and patriotic spirit
- met Embassy staff and unveiled a commemorative plaque there
- gave a joint Press Conference with President Karzai.
- PM stresses importance of Afghan mission (No 10 website)
- Gordon Brown pledges continued support to Afghanistan (No 10 Website)
- Press Conference Transcript