When asked whether he was concerned about American withdrawal from Afghanistan, former President Karzai stated that he did not believe that the US would leave Afghanistan.
Karzai also strongly supported the Russian role in the peace process, saying both the countries have very closely historical and cultural links.
He said Afghanistan and India enjoyed a “romantic relationship,” with close cultural ties.
Today, India is capable of playing a bigger role in international affairs: Gen.
He added that India is now economically, technologically and diplomatically capable of playing a much bigger role in international affairs, pointing out that it has strengthened many partnerships in the last four and half years.