• publish: 8 November 2017
  • time: 12:43 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 5127
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President Ghani, Pence talk on the phone over security situation

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and the US-vice president Mike Pence spoke on the phone over security situation in Afghanistan, the white house said in statement.   

Pence discussed the security situation in Afghanistan and the impact of President Trump’s South Asia strategy on the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces’ morale, as well as the Taliban’s view of their battlefield capabilities.

He commended the Afghans for their bravery and sacrifices in fighting the insurgency and international terrorists, such as the ISIS and Al-Qaida, the White House said.

“Pence highlighted Kabul’s continued engagement and progress on necessary reforms, political inclusion, and preparations for forthcoming elections, all of which are critical to providing greater stability and opportunities for Afghanistan,” the White House said in a statement.

“Pence and Ghani reaffirmed the enduring partnership between the United States and Afghanistan,” it said.

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