#Afghanistan : ” Hamid Karzi `Refuses’ to `Sign’ `Bilateral Security Agreement’ with US”

#AceWorldNews says ​Afghan President rejects US security deal over Taliban peace talks
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has once again refused to sign a Bilateral Security Agreement with the US, insisting on a start to the peace process with the Taliban.
“Afghanistan will absolutely not accept or sign anything under pressure,” Karzai said. The pact, without which the US would have to withdraw its troops before the end of 2014, was debated last year and presupposed that some 15 thousand international troops would maintain a presence to train the country’s military forces.
Earlier Karzai promised to make a decision after the presidential poll in April.

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