US-Afghan deal edges closer
- Published: 13 Oct 2013 at 13.49
- Online news:
A long-delayed security deal on the future of US forces in Afghanistan is close to being completed, officials said Sunday, after marathon talks in Kabul between President Hamid Karzai and US Secretary of State John Kerry.
President Hamid Karzai, right, and US Secretary of State John Kerry give a joint press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul on Saturday..
US officials travelling with Mr Kerry said that only details of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) had not been agreed, and that the US and Afghan teams would now review the draft document.
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