President Karzai Telephones to Congratulate New French President
Publish Date: May 10, 2012
May 10, 2012 - President Hamid Karzai telephoned President Francois Hollande, the newly elected President of France to congratulate him on his victory.
President Karzai thanked France and its people for all the assistance over the past years and said Afghans honor the sacrifices French soldiers have been making in bringing security to Afghanistan.
President Karzai added that the government of Afghanistan respects the decisions made by the French leadership in regards to Afghanistan.
Also among topics discussed was the need for further enhancement of the bilateral relations, where it was agreed that the two leaders meet in the sideline of the upcoming Chicago Conference on Afghanistan.