The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu has urged people to support the families of the six soldiers killed in Afghanistan. Dr Sentamu has also rejected suggestions that the troops should be withdrawn early from Afghanistan ahead of the planned pull out of British combat forces in 2014.
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