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Full interview: Afghan President Hamid Karzai excuses Prince Harry over Taliban comments

Hamid Karzai speaking to ITV News in a joint interview with The Guardian Photo: ITV News

In a joint interview with The Guardian, the Afghan President has spoken about how he hopes to secure peace once coalition troops leave and reacted to comments from Prince Harry about killing Taliban while he was stationed at Camp Bastion.

You can watch the full and unedited interview here:

The Afghan President Hamid Karzai has pledged to crack down on so-called insider attacks - where Afghans turn their weapons on their coalition colleagues. He said that he had a responsibility to protect allies - who were guests in their country.

We see this as a serious breach of hospitality that we have to improve and make better, so it is an important question and we are working on it.We should try our best to train our troops better and to inform them better. And, also there has to be a lot more cultural sensitisation by our allies when they send troops to Afghanistan.

– Afghan President Hamid Karzai

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