presidential palace media office following a statement announced that the two sides discussed bilateral relations between the two nations and bilateral security agreement between Kabul and Washington.
President Hamid Karazai during his meeting with chairman of joint chief of staff once again insisted on Afghan people’s amibition for stability and peace in the country.
Karzai also said that the people of Afghanistan is willing to sign a bilateral security agreement with Washington, but the pact should bring peace and stability in the country and support the development of Afghanistan security forces.
US Department of Defense ahead of Gen. Dempsey’s visit to Afghanistan announced that he will meet with NATO’s International Security Assistance Force Commander Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr.
The chairman and the NATO commander will discuss the campaign plan, the current fighting season, the April 2014 Afghan elections and plans for the post-2014 U.S. presence in Afghanistan, US defense officials said.
The defense department also said that that U.S. and Afghan negotiators are working on a bilateral security agreement, and Dempsey will get a briefing on that.