Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said Turkey will boost the number of troops in Afghanistan, vowing to continue training and equipping the Afghan military.

“We will increase the number of Turkish troops from 700 to 1,100,” said Çavuşoğlu during his speech at the 21st International Junior Diplomats Training Program on Monday.

In early January, Parliament approved a mandate from the prime minister that will allow units of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) to continue serving in the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan. […]