A key international conference in Kabul has agreed that Afghan forces should lead and be responsible for military operations against the insurgent Taliban by 2014.
The international conference in Afghanistan will agree on Tuesday that Afghan forces should begin taking security responsibility in some areas by the end of this year and should lead security operations in all provinces by the end of 2014, according to a copy of the final communiqué.
FOCUS: Afghanistan's future
At the opening of the conference, Karzai declared that Afghanistan and its Western backers share “a vicious common enemy.”
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On FRANCE 24's Leela Jacinto's Blog
Date created : 2010-07-19