This comes aftet Blinken and Abdullah Abdullah, head of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) had a phone conversation about Afghan peace process on Saturday.
“The U.S. supports progress toward a just and durable political settlement and permanent and comprehensive ceasefire,” tweeted Blinken.
Abdullah said that Afghanistan’s situation and the acceleration of Afghan peace process was discussed in this conversation.
“We exchanged views on the #AfghanPeaceProcess, the 2nd round of the peace talks, the US review of the situation in AFG, & ways of accelerating & supporting the peace process,” tweeted About Abdullah.
“Blinken reiterated US’s continued support for expediting the efforts for achieving a lasting and durable peace in Afghanistan,” added Abdullah.
Abdullah also thanked US and people of the county for its support in the Afghan peace process.