| GEO World|
| Afghan troops to lead security by 2014: communique|
| Updated at: 1140 PST, Tuesday, July 20, 2010|
KABUL: The international conference in Afghanistan will agree on Tuesday that Afghan forces should begin taking security responsibility in some areas by the end of this year and should lead security operations in all provinces by the end of 2014, according to a copy of the final communique.
"Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) should lead and conduct military operations in all provinces by the end of2014," said the communiqué.