FILE - In this Monday, July 25, 2011 file image made available from the Afghanistan Presidential Palace, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, center, shakes hand with new U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan... more 
FILE - In this Monday, July 25, 2011 file image made available from the Afghanistan Presidential Palace, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, center, shakes hand with new U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan. President Hamid Karzai's office said Sunday, April 22, 2012 that Afghan and U.S. officials have finalized a long-awaited strategic partnership deal. The statement from the presidency says officials from both sides have initialed the document and it is now ready to be signed by the two presidents. The document was initialed Sunday by Afghan National Security Adviser Rangin Dadfar Spanta and U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker. (AP Photo/Presidential Palace, File) EDITORIAL USE ONLY: less 
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