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Afghan President To Visit U.S.


http://gdb.rferl.org/E2C980DC-B5AB-4AC5-900E-4C80389BAD1D_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/E2C980DC-B5AB-4AC5-900E-4C80389BAD1D_mw800_mh600.jpg President George W. Bush (left) with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul this March (AFP) August 22, 2006 -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai has accepted an invitation from President George W. Bush to visit the United States.


A date for the visit was not announced.


Karzai's office says Bush made the offer in a telephone call that focused on the fight against terrorism and rebuilding Afghanistan.


Karzai's office said Bush assured the Afghan leader of Washington's "continued and long-term" support.


(AFP)

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