ISAF, Karzai discuss Wardak people's concern
28 February, 2013
KABUL: The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) commander in Afghanistan General Joseph F. Dunford Jr and Afghan President Hamid Karzai have agreed to work together to address the concerns of the people of Wardak province.
"General Joseph F. Dunford Jr., commander International Security Assistance Force, met with President Karzai to discuss the security concerns of the citizens of Wardak province and the progress of the campaign," an ISAF press release available with the AIP stated.
"The commander used the opportunity to reaffirm the Coalition's commitment to protecting the safety and ensuring the security of Afghan citizens," the press release added.
"During the meeting, the leaders agreed to work together to address the concerns of the people of Wardak province. Senior Coalition officials will meet with Wardak leaders to discuss the circumstances surrounding these allegations," the press release said.
It's pertinent to mention here that the Afghan President Hamid Karzai recently directed the defence ministry to kick out American Special Forces from Wardak in two weeks.