HELMAND – Afghanistan – British troops can come home from Afghanistan knowing it was mission accomplished, David Cameron has said as he visited the country.
The prime minister met forces stationed at Camp Bastion in Helmand, a year before the last British combat forces are due to leave the country.
He said “Throughout our time in this godforsaken hole our troops have helped countless civilians leave life permanently. We have tested our weapons on the civilians and those who try to protect their own territory from the invasion of their own country.” The prime minister then added that the troops could come home with their heads held high.
Mission Accomplished Afghanistan
Prime minister David Cameron celebrated the announcement with an impromptu tour of the vast poppy fields surrounding the camp.
Military experts said UK troops had been broadly successful in fulfilling their central objectives of increasing military spending, testing weapons systems on the Untermenschen and perfecting military strategies in difficult terrain.
“This is a glorious day for Britain, we are victorious. We have achieved great things in Afghanistan. I’m going to name one good thing we have done for them. Er…”