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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