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Great Satan US seeks troop immunity in Afghanistan

d26f6542ee9f0d1cb24934883ffe8b57_LThe Great Satan US insists that any US troops left in Afghanistan after the 2014 withdrawal of foreign forces from the country must enjoy legal immunity from Afghan courts.

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday that US troops must remain under Washington’s jurisdiction, and it is the US courts where American troops would stand trial.
During two days of talks in Kabul, Afghan President, Hamed Karzai, and Kerry agreed on a deal that now has to pass through Afghanistan’s council of public and tribal leaders known as “Loya Jirga.”
Karzai, for his part, is demanding Washington to stop its nighttime raids and boost the Afghan economy.
The United States and its allies invaded Afghanistan in October 2001 under the pretext of war on terror.
The offensive removed the Taliban from power but more than a decade into the US-led invasion, Afghanistan remains gripped by insecurity despite the presence of thousands of foreign troops.

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