The governor of Ghazni province Wahidullah Kalimzai has said that the security forces have broken the backbone of enemy in this province.

Kalimzai made the remarks during a meeting of the security council (Security Shura) earlier today.

He said “Overall, the situation is good, the enemy’s back is broken.”

Furthermore, Kalimzai said “Unfortunately, the criminals harm and kill our people. But we are well coordinated across the security forces.”

Senior Afghan and U.S. defense officials including acting minister of defense Asadullah Khalid, NATO Commander Gen. Scott Miller and deputy interior minister for security Gen. Khoshal Sadat had participated in the meeting.

The NATO Senior Civilian Representative Ambassador Nicholas Kay had also taken part in the meeting.