A forward team of Russian government officials is heading for Afghanistan Friday "to establish working contacts with the leadership of Afghanistan's legitimate government." Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov said the team comprises officials of the Defense Ministry, the Foreign Ministry, and the Emergencies Ministry. Ivanov is leading a coordinating team on Afghanistan.
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Thousands of pages of secret military plans are to be offered for approval at the upcoming NATO summit in Vilnius