Afghans jittery over security pact deadlock

Loss of billions of dollars in economic aid looms as Karzai refuses to sign deal on foreign troops with the US.

    Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai is refusing to sign a security pact with the US. The deal would see some foreign forces remaining after 2014, in exchange for billions of dollars of international aid. But deadlines have come and gone and Afghans are getting nervous about the future of their economy.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Ferguson reports from Kabul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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