‘I’m very grateful to Her Majesty for awarding a medal to the men and women who served in Kabul’

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‘I’m very grateful to Her Majesty the Queen for awarding in these exceptional circumstances a medal to the amazing men and women who served in Kabul and on the air bridge that brought people out’

Minister of Armed Forces, James Heappey, discusses troops receiving a new medal recognising their heroism in the Afghanistan evacuation.

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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.

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