Exclusive interview Afghan President Hamid Karzai
May 21st, 2012
01:25 PM ET

Exclusive interview Afghan President Hamid Karzai

CNN's Wolf Blitzer sits down with Afghan President Hamid Karzai for an exclusive interview at the NATO summit in Chicago. This will air Monday during the 5pm ET hour on CNN.

On Monday, NATO countries are expected to sign off on President Obama's exit strategy from Afghanistan that calls for an end to combat operations next year and the withdrawal of troops by the end of 2014.

Karzai met with President Obama on Sunday and both agreed that the end of the war is close. Karzai reiterated his commitment to the withdrawal timetable, "so that Afghanistan is no longer a burden on the shoulder of our friends in the international community, on the shoulders of the United States and our other allies."

Blitzer is anchoring "The Situation Room" live from Chicago today from 4-6pm ET on CNN.

Editor's note: Read all of Security Clearance's coverage of the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago.  Follow our reporting and other key NATO tweets with our NATO summit Twitter list.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Chicago NATO summit 2012 • FIRST ON CNN/EXCLUSIVE • ISAF • Karzai • NATO
soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. Faisal Pakteen

    @ DAR,

    There is something known as manners, do u know?
    He is our respected President and is far better and respected personality than any of your leaders. Though we can understand that from where this hatred is coming and we cant blame a Pakistani for that :p

    May 23, 2012 at 1:42 am | Reply
  2. poodareee

    your mother say that to you hahahhahahhahahahah......

    May 22, 2012 at 8:30 am | Reply
  3. Mohammad A Dar

    insult to be called president of Afghanistan, nothing else but a hindu gentile, criminal slave of hindu Jew's, criminal self centered, secular s. denier's of truth absolute.

    May 21, 2012 at 6:16 pm | Reply
  4. Hahahahahaha

    Hey!!!!!!!!! That dude stole my curtains!!!!!!!!!!!! Hahahahahahahaha

    May 21, 2012 at 5:02 pm | Reply

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