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Karzai Urges Pakistan to Do More to Stop Taliban

Afghan President Hamid Karzai criticized Pakistan in an interview to be published Monday for not doing enough to combat terrorism and urged his neighbor to round up Taliban leaders on its soil. “We cannot stop this terrorism as long as Pakistan doesn’t cooperate,” Karzai told the German magazine Der Spiegel. “That is the key issue.” Karzai said he had urged Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf in conversations to help clamp down on the Taliban. “I told him we shall only be able to defeat the imported terrorism if Pakistan helps — there’s no other way,” he said. “I believe Pakistan could and should do more against terrorism.” Full Story

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