Foreign Secretary and General Petraeus discuss security transition in Afghanistan

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Foreign Secretary William Hague met with General David H. Petraeus, Commander International Security Assistance Force and Commander US Forces Afghanistan on 22 March.

The Foreign Secretary and General Petraeus welcomed President Hamid Karzai’s announcement on 22 March on the first phase of security transition in Afghanistan. Topics discussed during the meeting included campaign progress, the start of security transition and the political process.