Afghan leader tells Taliban not to fight after bin Laden de

By REUTERS
May 2, 2011 10:09

KABUL - Afghan President Hamid Karzai called on the Taliban on Monday to refrain from fighting after the killing of al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden and said the Taliban must learn a lesson from his death.

Karzai described the killing of bin Laden by U.S. special forces north of the Pakistani capital Islamabad as "important news".

"The Taliban must learn a lesson from this. The Taliban should refrain from fighting," Karzai told a nationally televised news conference.


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