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Ed Miliband Dodges Manchester Protest With Afghanistan Trip: Photos

by | 29th, January 2011

LABOUR leader Ed Miliband has been to Camp Bastion in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. He’s been with Shadow Defence Secretary Jim Murphy and Shadow Foreign Affairs Douglas Alexander at the Shawqat forward operating base and Lashkar Gah police training centre. Later Miliband addressed British troops during his first visit to Afghanistan. He met with ISAAF Commander General Petraeus. And, in short, he was as far removed form the union and student action on the streets of Manchester and London as he was able to be…

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*** EDITORS PLEASE NOTE STRICT EMBARGO UNTIL 1430 SATURDAY JANUARY 29, 2011*** Ed Miliband (right),Shadow Defence secretary Jim Murphy meet ISAAF Commander General Petraeus in Kabul today during the Labour leader's second of a two day trip to Afghanistan.



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