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Prime Minister Helen Clark is to attend a NATO meeting in Romania in April where discussions will be held about the future structure and aims of the military deployment in Afghanistan.
Defence Minister Phil Goff says while the military presence is maintaining control over the vast majority of the country the problem with the insurgency has not gone away.
Asked to comment, Mr Goff said: "It is not our intention at the present time to increase our presence outside of Bamian. Our focus is very much on Bamian."
Patrolling across the province had been effective in maintaining security but infiltration from insurgents could not be ruled out.
Prime Minister Helen Clark has renewed her support for a multi-pronged strategy on Afghanistan, as Cabinet approves the deployment of an extra 18 troops to the troubled country.
The deployment of the additional troops to the Bamyan province will lift the total number of New Zealand personnel deployed to 140.