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Afghan President To Visit Japan In July

Hamid Karzai (file photo) (epa) June 16, 2006 -- Japan's Foreign Ministry says Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai has accepted an invitation to make a four-day visit to Japan in July.

The Japanese Foreign Ministry said that during the visit July 4-7, Karzai is expected to attend a conference in Tokyo on disarming Afghan militias.

It will be Karzai's first visit to Japan since he won Afghanistan's presidential election in 2004.


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