15 June 2021
The Commander of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission, mission was established at the invitation of the Afghan government and in accordance with the United Nations at Resolute Support Security Council Resolution 2189 of 2014. [...] Resolute Support Mission has been carrying out activities in support of the Afghan government’s security roadmap (launched in 2017), which aimed to increase the effectiveness and accountability of the Afghan national security forces and institutions. [...] LOTFA is used to pay the salaries of police and correction personnel and to build the capacity of the Afghan Ministry of Interior and the police. [...] At the Warsaw Summit on 8-9 July 2016, NATO Allies and Resolute Support Mission partners committed to providing financial support to the Afghan security forces, including until the end of 2020, as part of the broader effort by the international community. [...] This commitment was reiterated at Former NATO Secretary General the NATO Leaders’ Meeting in London in December 2019, at the meeting of Defence Ministers of all NATO Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Allies and Resolute Support operational partners in February 2020 and at the meetings of NATO Defence former President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Hamid Ministers in June and October 2020.