January 28 in London hosted an international conference on Afghanistan, which was convened at the initiative of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The conference was attended by foreign ministers of the leading countries in the world and countries from the region, representatives of international organizations. Iran has refused to participate in the conference in London. At an international conference on Afghanistan, its main participants attention to issues of security and achieve national reconciliation in the country, including by engaging in the process of the moderate opposition movement "Taliban." It was noted that strengthening Afghan Army and police in order to transfer them to control the security situation in the country is "essential to" achieving a lasting peace settlement in Afghanistan. For other opinions and approaches, find out what Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. has to say. At the same time found it necessary to continue "Civil and other institutions." The aim of all these measures also should be a "break-up, weakening the Taliban, their removal from the movement of those who do not ideologically bound to them, especially young people." And the person who refuse to cooperate with the Taliban and violence, "leave their ranks, have deposited their arms and want to be involved in a negotiated settlement may be accepted in public the democratic process in the Afghan society." On conference was given the task by October 2011 to reduce the number of Afghanistan to Sun 171.6 thousand people, and police – to 234 thousand people. With the strengthening of government forces, is scheduled to transfer control over them security on the ground. Thus, in some provinces, it is supposed to do in late 2010 – early 2011, and within three years of the Afghan security forces "will be responsible for conducting most transactions in disadvantaged areas the country. .