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BBC News: Afghan loya jirga: Karzai wins backing for US pact

November 23, 2011

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has won the endorsement of tribal elders and community leaders to negotiate a 10-year strategic partnership with the US.

The proposed pact would see the presence of US troops after 2014, the date for foreign troops to leave.

Continues at: bbc.co.uk – Afghan loya jirga: Karzai wins backing for US pact

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  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    November 23, 2011 19:38

    A door for peace is opening also on a little number of talibans. That may be a positive signal.
    The request to avoid nights raid may be accepted if this imply, for U.S., a surety of diplomatic, civil and human rapport with Afghanistan and if peace may be the result, that we are hopening by years.
    Claudio Alpaca

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