News: ISAF commander and president discuss detention issues
KABUL, Afghanistan – Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan, met with President Karzai at the palace today to discuss the transfer of the Detention Facility in Parwan to Afghan control.
Gen. Dunford and President Karzai discussed the remaining issues to complete the transfer. Both parties pledged to continue a constructive dialogue to resolve the remaining issues.
"The United States is committed to transferring the Detention Facility in Parwan to Afghan control. It must be done in a way that meets the needs of Afghan sovereignty while mitigating the real threats that some of these detainees pose to Afghan and Coalition forces. We will complete the transfer when the remaining issues have been resolved," Dunford said.