Clinton visits AfghanistanJuly 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Kabul Saturday on a previously unannounced visit, an Afghan official said.
Clinton made the surprise visit a day before a key conference on the insurgency-hit country to be held in Tokyo, reported Xinhua.
The top US diplomat will meet Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the official added.
Delegates from some 70 nations and international agencies are expected to attend the one-day Tokyo conference on Afghanistan to review the achievements in the past decade and chalk out a new roadmap for the war-torn country, helping it stand on its own feet following the retreat of NATO-led troops after 2014.
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