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09-29-2014, 07:14 PM
Officials: the United States and Afghanistan sign security agreement Tuesday (http://www.iraqhurr.org/archive/news/20140929/1093/1093.html?id=26612075)

29.09.2014

US officials said that Afghanistan will sign on Tuesday an important security agreement to allow the United States to keep a small contingent of troops in the country after the end of the year.

And US Ambassador James Cunningham said Monday that the new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will send representatives to sign the agreement Tuesday morning at the Presidential Palace in the capital, Kabul.

The US Embassy spokeswoman in Afghanistan said earlier that Abdel Ghani was to sign the agreement. but Cunningham said he will sign the agreement on behalf of the United States and that the rules of the Protocol requiring only signs agreement with Abdul Ghani, President of another State, as quoted by Reuters.