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Afghan President Hamid Karzai eyes Taliban 'reconciliation'

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai has spoken of his desire for "reconciliation" with members of the Taliban who are not affiliated to al-Qaeda or other terrorist networks.

Speaking to the BBC's John Simpson, President Karzai said there was a need for "peace at any cost" in order to avoid further bloodshed in Afghanistan.

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