Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that any further delay in the handover of a key U.S.-run detention facility to full Afghan control could harm relations.
Karzai's statement on March 13 came after a meeting with U.S. commander General Joseph Dunford failed to resolve the standoff that derailed a scheduled handover last week.
NATO released a statement after the meeting saying both sides pledged to continue talks to resolve remaining issues. The Bagram detention facility has an Afghan administrator but is still U.S.-run.
Washington wants to keep veto power that allows it to keep detainees in its custody if it feels an individual poses a continuing threat.
Karzai has promised that even after Kabul takes over, it will keep anyone who is a security threat in custody.
With reporting by AP