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Kerry in Afghanistan for urgent security talks

Secretary of State John Kerry began urgent talks Friday with Afghan President Hamid Karzai as an end-of-October deadline loomed for a security deal that would allow American troops to remain in Afghanistan after the NATO-led military mission ends next year.

 

Kerry's unannounced visit to Kabul comes as talks on the bilateral security agreement have foundered. over issues of Afghan sovereignty despite a year of negotiations. (AP)