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NATO Assumes Leadership of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan
August 11, 2003
Photos courtesy of NATO

August 11, 2003: Commander ISAF, Lieutenant-General Götz Gliemeroth welcomes NATO Deputy Secretary General, Alessandro Minuto Rizzo upon his arrival at Kabul airport. Photo courtesy of NATO. August 11, 2003: From left to right: NATO Deputy Secretary General, Alessandro Minuto Rizzo; Jean Arnault, UN Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan; Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General James Jones; Commander ISAF, Lieutenant-General Götz Gliemeroth. Photo courtesy of NATO. August 11, 2003: President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan. Photo courtesy of NATO. August 11, 2003: Commander ISAF, Lieutenant-General Götz Gliemeroth. Photo courtesy of NATO. August 11, 2003: NATO Deputy Secretary General, Alessandro Minuto Rizzo shaking hands with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan. Photo courtesy of NATO. August 11, 2003: SACEUR handing the flag over to the new ISAF Commander From left to right: Commander ISAF, Lieutenant-General Götz Gliemeroth; Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General James Jones, Former Commander ISAF, Lieutenant General Norbert van Heyst. Photo courtesy of NATO. August 11, 2003: SACEUR handing the flag over to the new ISAF Commander  From left to right: Commander ISAF, Lieutenant-General Götz Gliemeroth; Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General James Jones, Former Commander I August 11, 2003: Dignitaries during the change of command ceremony. Photo courtesy of NATO 
August 11, 2003: Former Commander ISAF, Lieutenant General Norbert van Heyst,second left,; Commander ISAF, Lieutenant-General Götz Gliemeroth,second right,. Photo courtesy of NATO. August 11, 2003: From left to right: NATO Deputy Secretary General, Alessandro Minuto Rizzo; Afghan Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah; German Defence Minister Peter Struck. Photo courtesy of NATO.


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