Prime minister David Cameron will meet with the Afghan and Pakistani presidents tonight for the latest talks aimed at preventing a Taliban resurgence when British troops pull out.Mr Cameron will welcome Hamid Karzai and Asif Ali Zardari at Chequers for dinner as part of the third trilateral session since last summer.
Tomorrow they will focus on how the Pakistani and international community can support the Afghan-led peace process when Nato troops leave next year.
Foreign ministers, army chiefs, chiefs of intelligence and the chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council are expected to attend.Read More HERE
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The Royal Artillery Prayer
O Lord Jesus Christ, Who dost everywhere lead
thy people in the way of righteousness, Vouchsafe so as to lead the
Royal Regiment of Artillery, That wherever we serve, on land or sea or in
the air, We may win the glory of doing thy will Amen.
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