Warlords and drug barons who flourished during three decades of conflict have no future in a new Afghanistan, President &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/world/2002/07/30/33491.html ' target=_blank>Hamid Karzai said on Thursday.
Making his acceptance speech a day after being officially declared winner of the country's first direct presidential election, he said his pre-election vow to eliminate private militias had clearly won the support of the people.
"There will not be any private militia forces in Afghanistan. That's the first demand of the &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/hotspots/2001/12/11/23399.html ' target=_blank>Afghan people," he told a news conference broadcast live to his war-ravaged nation.
"There will definitely, definitely not be any drug thing in Afghanistan. We are going to be dedicated, strong, in working against that", informs Reuters.
An attempt to gain control of the Turkish UAV Bayraktar TB2 ended with the destruction of the Russian Avtobaza-M complex