TWICE AS MANY applicants as are needed want to join a Slovak military unit to be sent to Afghanistan aiding the US-led Enduring Freedom operation. Defence Minister Jozef Stank told journalists July 11 that a commission was now discussing the selection of candidates.
The unit, expected to leave for Afghanistan by August 31 this year, will consist of around 40 military engineering specialists.
22. Jul 2002 at 0:00 | From press reports of TASR and SITA