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Afghan President to visit Untied States
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21:03, July 31, 2007

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Afghan president Hamid Karzai will pay an official visit to the United States within days, his spokesman Hamayon Hamidzada said Tuesday.

"President of Afghanistan is going to visit the Untied States and will hold talks with President George W. Bush at Camp David on August 5-6," Hamidzada told newsmen at a press conference here.

During his visit, the president and his partner will discuss some issues of mutual interests including the war on terror, counter narcotics and the U.S. contribution towards rebuilding of the post-Taliban Afghanistan.

He did not disclose the exact date of President's departure for the United States.

He announced the tour while the efforts for the release of 21 South Koreans from Taliban militants.

Taliban militants who abducted 23 South Koreans on July 19, have shot dead two of them so far and vowed to execute the remaining if the afghan government fails to meet their demand which includes the release of their eight Taliban comrades.

Source: Xinhua

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