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Osama will be brought to justice: Bush

The US President on his first visit to Afghanistan said America is pleased to be involved in the country's future.

india Updated: Mar 01, 2006 20:14 IST

US President George W Bush said during his first visit to Afghanistan on Wednesday that he was confident Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden would be brought to justice.

"I am confident he will be brought to justice," he told reporters at a joint press conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai when asked about the hunt for bin Laden.

"We have got US forces on the hunt for not only bin Laden but anybody who plots and plans with bin Laden," he said, adding that Afghan and Pakistani was also hunting the Al-Qaeda chief.

The US President also said that Iran must not be allowed to develop nuclear weapons.

"Iran must not have a nuclear weapon," Bush said in Kabul.

"The most destabilising thing that can happen in this region and in the world is for Iran to develop a nuclear weapon, so the world is speaking with one voice," the US leader added.

First Published: Mar 01, 2006 16:30 IST