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US Sets Deadline For Afghanistan Security Pacti
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November 23, 2013 12:24 PM
The United States is urging Afghanistan to sign a new security agreement by the end of the year or face the prospect of no U.S. troops in the country beyond 2014. Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Thursday that a new pact can be signed only after the country's presidential election next April. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.

US Sets Deadline For Afghanistan Security Pact

Published November 23, 2013

The United States is urging Afghanistan to sign a new security agreement by the end of the year or face the prospect of no U.S. troops in the country beyond 2014. Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Thursday that a new pact can be signed only after the country's presidential election next April. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.


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