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Sunday, May 20, 2012

NATO: 'No Rush For The Exits In Afghan Handover'



The head of Nato has said "there will be no rush for the exits" as world leaders try to negotiate an endgame for Western forces in Afghanistan.

More than 60 world leaders are discussing Afghanistan's post-war future - from funding for security forces to upcoming elections - at a summit of the defence alliance hosted by President Barack Obama in Chicago.

But just like discussions at the G8 summit in Camp David, financial constraints are likely to dominate the search for answers.

Nato secretary-general Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the alliance remains committed to Afghanistan.

"There will be no rush for the exits. Our goal, our strategy, our timetable remains unchanged," he said. Read More