Afghan President Hamid Karzia received a letter with apologies for troops who burned a number of Korans at Bagram Air Field. Afghan demonstrators are pictured holding up a half-burnt Koran.
In the letter, as quoted, Mr. Obama gave his “sincere apologies” and expressed “deep regret for the reported incident.”
“The error was inadvertent; I assure you that we will take the appropriate steps to avoid any recurrence, to include holding accountable those responsible,” said Mr.
As violent anti-U.S. protests spread in Afghanistan this week, President Obama sent a letter to Afghan President Hamid Karzai apologizing for the unintentional burning of Korans by the U.S. military at Bagram Air Base. The Taliban a... Read Post
In letter to Afghan president, Obama "expressed our regret and apologies" over burning of Muslim holy books at Bagram Air Field Read Post