President Hamid Karzai shakes hands with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
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Afghan's Karzai in Pakistan for talks on Taliban

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has met Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad for talks on restarting a peace process with the Taliban.

At a press conference following their meeting, President Karzai said there was an "expectation that the government of Pakistan will facilitate and help in manners it can".

Pakistan has a high degree of influence with the insurgents who refuse to talk with Mr Karzai, dismissing him as a US puppet.

  • 26 Aug 2013
  • From the section Asia
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