Obama, Karzai discuss Afghan reconciliation

US Prez Barack Obama has telephoned his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai and discussed regional support for Afghan-led reconciliation process in the war-torn country, the White House said.

Last Updated: Feb 21, 2012, 09:45 AM IST

Washington: US President Barack Obama has
telephoned his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai and discussed regional support for Afghan-led reconciliation process in the war-torn country, the White House said.

"They discussed regional support for Afghan-led reconciliation, the Afghanistan-Pakistan-Iran trilateral meetings last week in Islamabad, and other strategic issues of
mutual concern," the White House said in a statement.

Obama and Karzai agreed yesterday to speak again soon to
remain closely aligned as both countries continue their
efforts to achieve common goals, and work to forge a long-term
partnership, the White House said.

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