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Topic - Ashna Gul
President Hamid Karzai welcomed Monday's handover of the main American-run prison to Afghan forces as a victory for Afghan sovereignty, though he and U.S. officials remain locked in a dispute over the fate of hundreds of Taliban and terror suspects behind bars.
"We are Afghan, and they are Afghan. They are Muslim. We are Muslim," Mr. Gul said. "We can see each other through the steel windows. Sometimes we are laughing and joking with the prisoners and they are happy with our guys."
"We are Afghan and they are Afghan. They are Muslim. We are Muslim," said Ashna Gul, a military policeman from Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan. "We can see each other through the steel windows. Sometimes we are laughing and joking with the prisoners and they are happy with our guys."