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Afghan government promises results from aid

07-09-2012 07:19 BJT

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The Afghan government is promising to deliver tangible results, after the agreement by international donors to give the country 16 billion US dollars in aid.

The government says the money will be put to good use, helping to stabilize the country after foreign troops leave. The Afghan Foreign Minister made the remarks after the Tokyo conference on Afghanistan.

Zalmai Rassoul, Afghan Foreign Minister, says, "The Afghan government will deliver. We are talking about future, we are not talking about the past and we have no choice. That is the duty of the Afghan government to deliver for the benefit of the Afghan people and the Afghan government will deliver."

Afghan President Hamid Karzai (R) talks with German Foreign Minister Guido
Westerwelle (2nd R) and Economic Cooperation and Development Minister Dirk
Niebel (3rd R) while Japan's Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba talks with U.S.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during a photo session at the Tokyo
Conference on the Reconstruction of Afghanistan, in Tokyo July 8, 2012.

Editor:Zhang Jianfeng |Source: CNTV.CN

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