US military officials say commander did not visit Mazar-e-Sharif
By J.P. LAWRENCE | STARS AND STRIPES Published: March 16, 2019
Note: This article has been corrected.
KABUL, Afghanistan – The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan did not travel to the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif on Friday morning, according to the U.S.-led NATO Resolute Support mission.
An Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman told Stars and Stripes on Friday that Army Gen. Scott Miller visited the city alongside high-ranking Afghan security officials. Resolute Support officials declined to comment on Friday, but a spokeswoman said Saturday that Miller did not make the trip.
Zubair Babakarkhail contributed to this report.
Correction: A previous version of this story contained incorrect information. Gen. Scott Miller did not travel to the city of Mazar-e-Sharif on Friday morning, according to the U.S.-led NATO Resolute Support mission.