French president arrives in Afghanistan

French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in Afghanistan on Saturday for talks with Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai, a presidential palace official said.

French president arrives in Afghanistan
Details of Sarkozy's expected talks with Karzai were not immediately available.

It is Sarkozy's first trip to Afghanistan since he became president last year and coincides with an increase in violence in Afghanistan.

France has been repeatedly urged by Nato members to dispatch its forces to eastern and southern areas where Taliban fighters are most active.


Güncelleme Tarihi: 22 Aralık 2007, 16:13