Friday, February 16, 2007

Afghan President Hamid Karzai to meet with Italian premier in Rome

Speaking during a joint news conference with Karzai, Italian Premier Romano Prodi said Italy would keep its troops in Afghanistan despite opposition from within his own government, but urged a political solution to the Afghan problem. -- "We are committed with a sizable effort, and we stick to that commitment," Prodi said. "I think it is Italy's job to insist on a political solution."


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