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    APTTA a concrete achievement: US

    KABUL (PAN): The United States welcomed on Tuesday the signing of the Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA), saying it would help the neighbours implement the deal.



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    UK pleads for political solution

    KABUL (PAN): The British foreign secretary on Tuesday praised the war on terrorism in Afghanistan, but called for a broad-based political settlement.



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    Karzai, Ban bill conference a success

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the daylong Kabul Conference, attended by delegates from 60 countries and a dozen international organisations.



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    UN chief supports Afghan government's priorities

    KABUL (PAN): The UN secretary-general on Tuesday supported the Afghan government's new priorities and reaffirmed his pledge of long-term stay in the war-torn country.



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    Afghanistan tops agenda of Obama-Cameron meeting

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The situation in Afghanistan and the future of the NATO mission there will top the agenda when US President Barack Obama meets Britain's prime minister, David Cameron, at the White House on Tuesday, officials said.



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    Reconciliation effort earns support

    KABUL (PAN): A number of foreign delegates to the Kabul Conference Tuesday supported President Hamid Karzai's reintegration and reintegration initiative.



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    UN chief arrives in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Kabul on Tuesday hours ahead of a major international conference aimed at overseeing progress on the benchmarks set in London Conference earlier this year.



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    Kabul Conference begins

    KABUL (PAN): A key international meeting on the future of Afghanistan, devastated by decades of conflict, got under way in Kabul on Tuesday morning, amid tight security.



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    Kabul Conference begins

    KABUL (PAN): A key international meeting on the future of Afghanistan, devastated by decades of conflict, got under way in Kabul on Tuesday morning, amid tight security.



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    Ban to appeal for Afghan unity

    WASHINGTON (PAN): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is co-chairing the Kabul Conference along with President Hamid Karzai, will urge Afghans to unite in the interest of peace and development in their country.