Italy promises continued assistance
Italy’s Interior Minister Angelino Alfano held out the promise at a meeting with President Hamid Karzai in Kabul. Both sides agreed on deeper bilateral relations.
A statement from Karzai’s office said security transition from NATO to Afghan forces and the Kabul-Washington Bilateral Security Agreement were among the issues discussed.
Karzai once again reiterated his administration’s conditions, including strengthening of peace in the country, for concluding the pact, the statement added.
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