Afghan president: Civilian casualties no longer acceptable

March 6, 2011 18:40

KABUL - Afghan President Hamid Karzai told the commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, on Sunday that civilian casualties in the almost decade-old war were "no longer acceptable".

At a meeting in Kabul, Karzai told Petraeus his apology for the inadvertant killing of nine children last week in a NATO air strike was "not enough", Karzai's office said in a statement.

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