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.
But, one has to ask, did it? President Obama said his formal apology to Afghan President Hamid Karzai for the burning of Korans by U.S. troops last week has "calmed things down" after the incident sparked an outbreak of violence 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