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Afghan President Hamid Karzai Karzai held talks in Turkey with his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari in a bid to resolve a row over the wounding of his spy chief, which Kabul claimed was planned in Pakistan. The assassination attempt on National Directorate of Security (NDS) chief Asadullah Khalid was carried out on December 6 by an attacker who claimed to be a Taliban peace envoy but had a bomb hidden in his underwear. - Text and photos by Agencies

Turkish President Abdullah Gul (L) welcomes Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar (R) on December 12, 2012 before their meeting in Ankara.
Turkish President Abdullah Gul (L) welcomes Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar (R) on December 12, 2012 before their meeting in Ankara.
Turkish President Abdullah Gul (R) shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari (L) on December 12, 2012 before their meeting in Ankara.
Turkish President Abdullah Gul (R) shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari (L) on December 12, 2012 before their meeting in Ankara.
From left to right, Foreign ministers Hina Rabbani Khar of Pakistan, Ahmet Davutoglu of Turkey and Zalmai Rassoul of Afghanistan pose for cameras before their meeting in Ankara, Turkey.
From left to right, Foreign ministers Hina Rabbani Khar of Pakistan, Ahmet Davutoglu of Turkey and Zalmai Rassoul of Afghanistan pose for cameras before their meeting in Ankara, Turkey.
Presidents Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan (L), Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan (C) and Abdullah Gul of Turkey (R) chat during a dinner at the Presidential Palace of Cankaya in Ankara late December 11, 2012.
Presidents Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan (L), Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan (C) and Abdullah Gul of Turkey (R) chat during a dinner at the Presidential Palace of Cankaya in Ankara late December 11, 2012.
Presidents Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan (L), Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan (2nd R) and Abdullah Gul of Turkey (R) chat during a dinner at the Presidential Palace of Cankaya in Ankara late December 11, 2012.
Presidents Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan (L), Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan (2nd R) and Abdullah Gul of Turkey (R) chat during a dinner at the Presidential Palace of Cankaya in Ankara late December 11, 2012.
Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari during a meeting at the Presidential Palace of Cankaya in Ankara December 12, 2012.
Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari during a meeting at the Presidential Palace of Cankaya in Ankara December 12, 2012.

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