Afghan president strongly endorses Gen. McChrystal

The spokesman for Afghan President Hamid Karzai says the leader believes General Stanley McChrystal is the "best commander" of the war.

Kabul: The spokesman for Afghan President
Hamid Karzai says the leader believes General Stanley
McChrystal is the "best commander" of the war.
Karzai spokesman Waheed Omar says the president strongly
backs the top commander in Afghanistan and hopes that
President Barack Obama doesn`t decide to replace him.

McChrystal has been summoned to Washington to explain
derogatory comments about Obama administration officials,
many made by McChrystal`s aides, in an article in Rolling
Stone magazine.
Omar says Karzai believes McChrystal "is a person of
great integrity who has a very good understanding of the
Afghan people and the Afghan culture."

PTI

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