France supports Obama plan, but offers no troops
ID: AFP-01-0166
Format: SD
Location: PARIS, FRANCE
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France welcomed US President Barack Obama's new military strategy in Afghanistan on Wednesday but made it clear that it has no immediate intention of backing him up with extra French combat troops. With 3,750 service personnel attached to the Afghan campaign and 3,300 troops in country -- some of them with NATO and others under US command -- France is the fourth biggest contributor to the allied forc

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