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McChrystal's Statement

2:10 PM, Jun 23, 2010
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Just received from ISAF's public affairs shop: 

2010-06-007

For Immediate Release

Statement by General Stanley McChrystal

This morning the President accepted my resignation as Commander of U.S. and NATO Coalition Forces in Afghanistan. I strongly support the President’s strategy in Afghanistan and am deeply committed to our coalition forces, our partner nations, and the Afghan people. It was out of respect for this commitment -- and a desire to see the mission succeed -- that I tendered my resignation.

It has been my privilege and honor to lead our nation’s finest.

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