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Most jirga committees want deal inked in 6 weeks (Video)

Most jirga committees want deal inked in 6 weeks (Video)

Nov 25, 2013 - 10:26

KABUL (PAN): The consultative Loya Jirga on the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States entered its final day on Sunday, when almost all 50 committee heads recommended the pact should be signed withing six weeks.

Najiba Hussaini, the committee number 3 chairperson, called for signing the agreement, shaping a US military presence in post-2014 Afghanistan, called for signing the deal before the 2014 presidential elections.

However, she stressed US military personnel must be prevented from proselytising in the deeply Muslim country after 2014, when the NATO-led combat mission is scheduled to end.

2013-11-24 Kabul Last day of Loya Jirga part 3 from Pajhwok Afghan News on.


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