October 27, 2005

SETTING THE PINCERS:

Kabul praises Taleban extradition (BBC, 10/27/05)

Afghanistan has welcomed Pakistan's first extradition of Taleban suspects since the fall of the hardline Islamist regime in 2001.

Islamabad sent back 14 suspects to Kabul on Wednesday, including the organisation's leading media spokesman, Abdul Latif Hakimi.

Kabul said it hoped the move would signal a new era of co-operation.

Posted by Orrin Judd at October 27, 2005 6:36 AM
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