NATO’s early pullout won’t affect Afghanistan’s internal security: Karzai

Hamid Karzai while addressing a joint press conference with the visiting Secretary General of NATO Anders Fogh Rasmussen said, “Afghanistan is ready to take responsibility for its own security."

`NATO to remain committed in assisting Afghan`

The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has begun pulling out its some 135,000-strong troops from Afghanistan and the process would be completed by the end of 2014.

Karzai`s brother says UN should not leave south

The powerful half brother of Karzai urged the global aid community Tuesday not to pull out of Kandahar, where the security situation is deteriorating.