Karzai Demands US Enters Peace Talks With Taliban – 25 January 2014

common-dreamsAfghan president denounces US-paid propaganda pushing for implementation of the Bilateral Security Agreement

– Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Afghan president Hamid Karzai said he will not sign the Bilateral Security Agreement unless the United States enters into peace talks with the Taliban.”In exchange for this agreement, we want peace for the people of Afghanistan. Otherwise, it’s better for them to leave and our country will find its own way,” Karzai told a Kabul news conference Saturday.”Starting peace talks is a condition because we want to be confident that after the signing of the security agreement, Afghanistan will not be divided into fiefdoms,” he continued.

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