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UK to build Afghan memorial

The UK plans to build a permanent memorial to British personnel killed in Afghanistan in Staffordshire, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced. It will be funded by fines imposed on banks over the Libor scandal.

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Cameron on priorities for securing Afghanistan's future

The Prime Minister has been speaking about Afghanistan's future during a trip to Camp Bastion.

He said: "To secure it for the future we need the most capable Afghan government, we need the most capable Afghan security forces but we also need the political process.

"Those people who are prepared to give up the bomb and the bullet can be part of that political process as part of that future for Afghanistan that will be in all our interests".

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