February 17, 2012 - 1:45 PM
Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari, center, holds the hands of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, left, and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after their joint news conference at the President house in Islamabad, Pakistan on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. The Afghan president says "impediments" in ties between Kabul and Islamabad must soon be removed so that progress can be made in peace talks to end the war in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)