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Karzai Meets Sarkozy After France Threatens Afghan Withdrawal

Posted January 27th, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai meets with French President Nicolas Sarkozy Friday, a week after the French leader threatened to pull his troops out of Afghanistan early. During talks in Paris, President Karzai is expected to sign a long-term strategic agreement outlining France’s role in Afghanistan after all international troops leave the war-torn country in 2014. […]

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Italy Signs Deal to Provide Long-Term Aid to Afghanistan

Posted January 26th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Italy has agreed to a strategic partnership aimed at supporting Afghanistan after combat forces withdraw from the country in 2014. Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti assured Afghan President Hamid Karzai that Italy “will not abandon Afghanistan,” as the two leaders signed the long-term agreement Thursday in Rome. The deal calls for Italy to assist Afghanistan […]

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Afghan President in Europe to Sign Strategic Deals

Posted January 26th, 2012 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai is in Europe on a trip aimed at establishing long-term strategic partnerships with Italy, France and Britain. On the first leg of his trip, Mr. Karzai met in Rome Wednesday with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano to discuss the situation in Afghanistan. During the meeting, Mr. Karzai praised Italy for the sacrifices […]

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Karzai Reaches Out to Pakistan Following India Deal

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai is seeking to ease any Pakistani concerns about his country’s newly signed cooperation deal with Pakistan’s traditional enemy, India. Speaking in New Delhi at the end of his two-day state visit, Mr. Karzai described Pakistan as a “twin brother,” saying that the agreement signed with India will not affect the two […]

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Karzai Reaches Out to Pakistan Following India Deal

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai is seeking to ease any Pakistani concerns about his country’s newly-signed cooperation deal with Pakistan’s traditional enemy — India. Speaking in New Delhi at the end of his two-day state visit, Mr. Karzai described Pakistan as a “twin brother,” saying that the agreement signed with India will not affect the two […]

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Afghan President Reassures Pakistan Following India Deal

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has sought to ease Pakistan’s concerns following his country’s recent partnership deal with India. Mr. Karzai described Pakistan as a “twin brother”, saying that the agreement signed with India will not affect the two countries’ relationship. Mr. Karzai spoke in New Delhi Wednesday where he is ending a two-day visit. On […]

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Afghanistan, India Sign Comprehensive Partnership Deal

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have signed a strategic partnership agreement aimed at strengthening their countries’ ties. The agreement covers a wide range of issues, including security cooperation, trade and economic ties, and social and cultural exchanges. It is the first comprehensive pact the Afghan government has finalized with any […]

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Regional Tensions Frame Karzai’s India Visit

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai is in India for a two-day visit that is expected to strengthen the two countries’ economic and security ties. Mr. Karzai and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met in New Delhi late Tuesday. In addition to economic deals, the two leaders are expected to sign an agreement that calls for India […]

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Regional Tensions Frame Karzai’s India Visit

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 8:35 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai is in India for a two-day visit that is expected to strengthen the two countries’ economic and security ties. Mr. Karzai and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh are scheduled to meet in New Delhi later Tuesday. In addition to economic deals, the two leaders are expected to sign an agreement that […]

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Amid Tension with Pakistan, Karzai Begins Two-Day Visit to India

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai departed Tuesday for a two-day diplomatic trip to India, a visit that comes amid increasing tension with Pakistan, a traditional foe of both countries. President Karzai will meet with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi, where the two leaders are expected to boost economic ties. Mr. Karzai and Mr. […]

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