U.S. CONGRESSMEN TALK TO THE PRESS IN ROME.
U.S. Republican congressman from Indiana Mark Souder (C) congressman
Eliyah E. Cummings (L) and congressman John Shaddeg talk to the press
after meeting the deposed king of Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah at
the king's residence in the outskirts of Rome November 9, 2001.
Referring to the capture of the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif by the
anti-Taliban Northern Alliance in Afghanistan, Souder welcomed the news
and added that the U.S. are clearly putting the pressure on in all
parts of Afghanistan. REUTERS/Paolo Cocco