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Afghan minister Ismail Khan criticize US role in Afghanistan

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Ismail KhanAfghan water and energy minister and former warlord in western Herat province of Afghanistan Mohammad Ismail Khan on Saturday called on the Afghan government to prevent signing any deal that makes the Afghan nation dependent to foreign countries.

Mr. Ismail further added that the presence of coalition security forces-led by United States of America proved to be helpless in bring security and stability in Afghanistan during the past 12 years.

He said NATO troops presence in Afghanistan only made the Afghan nation dependent to foreign countries.

“For the development of Afghanistan, the Afghan government should only cooperate with nations that do not have any intention to dominate the country.” Afghan water and energy minister Mohammad Ismail said.

Ismail Khan was speaking during a gathering in western Herat province of Afghanistan to mark the 9th death anniversary of his son, Mirwais Sadiq.

The anniversary was attended by hundreds of local residents and government officials in Herat city.

He said, “The foreigners do not have any intention to equip Afghan security forces with the modern military equipments.”

Mohammad Ismail Khan also urged that Afghanistan should never sign any deal that turns Afghanistan into a servant nation and that will only leave permanent curse and shame for the Afghan nation.

This comes as Afghanistan signed a long term strategic cooperation agreement with United States of America earlier last year.

Ismail Khan’s comments comes amid on-going talks between Kabul and Washington on security agreement between the two nations which will allow the presence of US troops in the country beyond 2014.

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