NSA Jones meets David Petraeus in Kabul
Last Updated: Saturday, July 17, 2010, 13:31
  
Washington: National Security Advisor James Jones made an unannounced but a significant trip to Kabul, on his way back from India and discussed regional security with top US officials in Afghanistan.

Jones yesterday met US Ambassador to Afghanistan, Karl Eikenberry, David Petraeus, Commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, said Benjamin Chang, Deputy Spokesman of the National Security Council.

The unannounced trip to Kabul assumes significance in view of Jones trip to New Delhi where Afghanistan and regional security was an important topics of discussions with the Indian leaders.

"He had just concluded a visit to New Delhi for meetings with Indian officials and took advantage of being in the region to make the brief stop.

He discussed the current security situation, regional stability, and the upcoming Kabul Conference," Chang said in a statement.

PTI


First Published: Saturday, July 17, 2010, 13:31


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