Prague, Oct 6 (CTK) – A hasty and impetuous withdrawal of allied units from Afghanistan after 2016 might stir up another refugee crisis, Czech Defence Minister Martin Stropnicky (ANO) told reporters during a meeting of the National Security Council (BRS) Tuesday night.
The departure from Afghanistan was one of the issues debated Tuesday.
The Czech military is operating at a number of places directly connected with migration.
A decision on the Afghan mission Resolute Support will have to be made within a few months or weeks, Stropnicky added.
The Resolute Support mission is to aimed at Afghan security forces.
Stropnicky pointed out that Afghans made up the second strongest group of migrants.
At the beginning of September, 281 Czech soldiers served in Afghanistan most of whom were in charge of protecting the Bagram allied air base. There is also medical, training and logistics teams in Afghanistan
The current Czech military mission in Afghanistan has been approved by the end of 2016.