Afghanistan–Germany Relations

Afghanistan–Germany Relations

According to the Treaty of Gandomak (26 or 30 May 1879) and the Treaty of Durand Line, agreement from 1893 about 2,640 kilometers (1,640 mi) long porous border between India (since 1947 Pakistan) and Afghanistan the King of Afghanistan ceded foreign policy totaly to Great Britain. Germany as a rival of England was only through secret missions and expeditions offer curb the influence of the United Kingdom in Afghanistan. Engineer Gottlieb Fleischer as a german James Bond in Kabul was a technical employee of the Krupp company, an arms manufacturer. 1893 he traveled to Kabul and meet the Monarch Abdul Rahman Khan. Fleischer 1893 traveled to Kabul and met privately the monarch Abdur Rahman Khan. He expanded for the king, the weapons companies Maschin Khana (House of machines) and Tupkhana (cannon house). It is not sure whether the government of British India had butcher of this journey of knowledge of private. The Krupp engineers died in 1904 by a mysterious assassination. Adamec writes:

* The first German known to reside in Kabul was Gottlieb Fleischer, an employee of Krupp Stellworks of Essen, Germany, wo was contracted by Amir Abdul Rahman in 1898 to start manufacture of ammunitions and arms in the newly constructed factory (mashin Khana) at Kabul. He was killed in November 1904 near the border while traveling to India

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