General Joseph Dunford
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Afghanistan: Taliban talks crucial, says US commander

12 June 2013 Last updated at 07:09 BST

The US general who will oversee the end of the Nato mission in Afghanistan has said there will have to be talks with the Taliban at some stage.

Gen Joseph Dunford told the BBC the international community would need to go on supporting the Afghan army after Nato combat troops leave next year.

David Loyn reports.