Khaama Press10/25/2013By [Printer Friendly Version]
Afghan president Hamid Karzai met with the US chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee Carl Levin and discussed bilateral ties between Kabul and Washington.
The two sides also discussed bilateral security agreement between Kabul and Washington and exchanged views regarding the regional issues.
President Hamid Karzai told senator Carl Levin that the government of Afghanistan is committed to have a long term relationship with the United States of America, and Afghanistan backs any agreement which is for the national interest of Afghanistan.
In the meantime, US chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Carl Levin after his return from Kabul said that he backs continued aid to Afghanistan so long as there is an acceptable security agreement.
Levin has return from Afghanistan saidd he told Karzai that the U.S. would not be able to provide aid unless an agreement is reached in the near future.
Presdient Hamid Karzai and US Secretary of State John Kerry earlier this month said that the two sides have agreed on the terms of bilateral security agreement between the two nations.
However, president Karzai said that the two sides have not agreed on troops immunity and therefore the issue will be debated during a national meeting.