News - Afghanistan
A senior official in Karzai's Office said on Tuesday that talks on details of a strategic agreement between the US and Afghan government have come to and end.
Leaders of the two nations, the United States and Afghanistan will still hold talks on major constituents of US-Afghan strategic partnership agreement, including the remaining US troops beyond 2014 and the establishments the troops will use in the country.
Strategic agreement between the United States and Afghanistan has long been the dominant discourse among Afghan officials and parliamentarians.
Karzai's Spokesperson told TOLOnews : "There have been some agreements over some small elements, but talks are still on the way focusing on big parts of the agreement."
Mr Omar said Afghans and the House of Representatives would be the ones to make the final decision after talks on strategic partnership.
The remarks came as Afghan security forces have begun to take security responsibilities in some regions in the country.
In a statement Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's Party of Hezb-e-Islami described establishment of permanent US military bases in Afghanistan as an eternal occupation of the country.
The statement said establishment of permanent US bases in Afghanistan would mean the war never ends.