Karzai excuses Prince Harry's killing Taliban remarks

In an exclusive interview with ITV News and The Guardian Afghan President Hamid Karzai said that Prince Harry "is a young man and young men do make mistakes talking or behaving, all of us have gone through this period, so let's drop it there."

Watch: Full interview with Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

He was responding to comments made by the Prince while he was in Camp Bastion about killing Taliban in Afghanistan.

Watch: Prince Harry's Camp Bastion interview here.

President Karzai also paid tribute to Prince Charles saying, "he is a very fine gentleman, a man for whom I have tremendous respect."

Read: Hamid Karzai's hopes for peace as troops prepare to leave by International Correspondent Bill Neely.


Prince Harry 'mistake' over Xbox

In a joint interview with The Guardian the Afghan President told ITV News Prince Harry made a "mistake" by saying his computer game skills were helpful while in battle against the Taliban.