Britain Says Afghan Forces Will Ably Defend Nation From Taliban

By Jay Gory, thecheers.org    2012-07-20 04:16:18    

British Prime Minister David Cameron says the Taliban should have no doubt that international forces will be handing security responsibilities to an Afghan force capable of defeating an insurgency.
British Prime Minister David Cameron says the Taliban should have no doubt that international forces will be handing security responsibilities to an Afghan force capable of defeating an insurgency.

Cameron said Thursday at a joint news conference in Kabul with Afghan President Hamid Karzai that global partners have committed to securing Afghanistan long beyond the withdrawal of foreign combat forces in 2014.

Cameron said the country would make further progress if the insurgency came to an end through political talks and better collaboration between Afghanistan and Pakistan, but that the transition is not dependent on those elements.

Karzai said the peace process is his country's highest priority. News by VOA News.

Jay Gory, The Cheers News


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