Kerry, Karzai Discuss Enduring US-Afghanistan Partnership

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Afghan President Hamid Karzai spoke of an enduring US-Afghanistan partnership.

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Afghan President Hamid Karzai spoke of an enduring US-Afghanistan partnership.

“I believe that in the last 24 hours, as we have worked hard at these issues that really have been negotiated over now for more than 11 months, that we have resolved … the major issues that [President Karzai] went through,” Kerry said.

Kerry said he and Karzai “have put ourselves in a position for an enduring [U.S.-Afghanistan] partnership going forward in the years ahead.”

In his remarks, Karzai had described his main issues as national sovereignty, prevention of civilian casualties, and a clear definition of invasion by foreign forces.

Read more at http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=120948.

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