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US calls on OSCE to play bigger Afghan role

12-02-2010 08:36 BJT

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The ongoing summit of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, is being held in Kazakhstan's capital city Astana. The US has called on the organization to provide more support for the war in Afghanistan, and other conflicts in the region.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the 56-member group must be more decisive, in order to remain relevant. She said disagreements between OSCE members in August 2008, over the war between Russia and Georgia, had hindered a swift response. Meanwhile, Kazakhstan urged world leaders to revive the role of the OSCE, in tackling security challenges. It says in the future, Asian countries would shoulder more responsibilities under its framework.

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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