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Taliban: Bush Meeting Had ‘No Result’

August 7, 2007

GHAZNI, Afghanistan (AP) — A purported Taliban spokesman on Tuesday said a meeting between Afghan President Hamid Karzai and President Bush had ”no result” and that militants’ demands must be met if 21 South Korean hostages are to be safely released.

The spokesman, Qari Yousef Ahmadi, said Bush and Karzai must accept Taliban demands that militant prisoners be released in exchange for the lives of South Koreans or there will be a ”bad result.”

The militants kidnapped 23 Korean aid workers ….

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http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/world/AP-Afghanistan.html?_r=1&oref=slogin