ISAF chief apologizes for deaths of civilians killed by French soldiers in Kapisa

(B2) The head of ISAF - the international force present in Afghanistan -, General Allen, had to offer his condolences officially to the family of three civilians killed at a roadblock by French soldiers on July 16 in Kapisa province . A relatively rare procedure which was the subject of a press release, made public on August 16. He did, however, repeat ISAF's commitment to "minimize civilian casualties in (international forces) combat with the insurgency".

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).