David Cameron with Afghan President, Hamid Karzai
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PM signs 'long-term partnership' with Afghan President

The Prime Minister has signed a "long-term partnership" agreement with the Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, who is visiting the UK.

The agreement focuses on continuing co-operation after the withdrawal of Nato-led troops from Afghanistan at the end of 2014.

It includes a commitment by the UK to continue aid and to build a new military academy for Afghan officers.

The BBC's David Loyn reports.

  • 28 Jan 2012
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