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Mohib, Sullivan talk peace, US-Afghan partnership

27 May 2021 - 13:04
27 May 2021 - 13:04

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan national security advisor and his American counterpart have exchanged views on the peace process and other issues of bilateral interest.

Jake Sullivan spoke with Hamdullah Mohib on Wednesday, the White House said. Sullivan promised his country would stay engaged with the Afghan government and people.

The White House said the two sides reaffirmed the enduring strength of their bilateral partnership and renewed their commitment to continued close consultations.

Sullivan referred the Biden administration’s plans to continue assisting the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces.

The US NSA also spoke of continued civilian assistance to help the Afghan people, said Emily Horne, the National Security Council spokesperson.

The officials agreed on continuing to work closely together in support of common objectives, including a negotiated political settlement, she added.

The US would stand firmly with the Afghan people as they worked to achieve durable and inclusive peace, Mr. Sullivan promised.

PAN Monitor/mud

 

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