Loya Jirga to debate US-Afghan security deal
21 November 2013 Last updated at 07:59 GMT
An assembly of more than 2,000 Afghan elders is due to discuss the text of a long-awaited bilateral security agreement with the US.
The deal to be debated at the Loya Jirga will determine the presence of US troops in the country after 2014.
The BBC's David Loyn in Kabul has more details.