Monday, March 28, 2011

Australia Apologises to Afghanistan Over Racist Remarks by Soldiers

Australia has issued an apology to the Afghan government after it emerged that soldiers had posted racist comments on the internet calling Afghans "sand niggaz" and "dune coons".

Stephen Smith, the Australian defence minister, apologised to Abdul Rahim Wardak, his Afghan counterpart, Abdul Rahim Wardak, on behalf of the 1,550 Australian troops based in Afghanistan's restive Uruzgan province.


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