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Senior Afghan, U.S. security and defense officials met with Herat governor

Senior Afghan and U.S. security and defense officials met with the governor of Herat province on Tuesday to discuss security developments.
Senior Afghan, U.S. security and defense officials met with Herat governor

The Afghan and Coalition leadership including Major General Fazil Mohammad Jumbesh, 207th Corps Commander, Major General Aminullah Amarkhel, Provincial Chief of Police, Dr. Yasin Zia, Deputy Minister of Defense, Brigadier General Khoshal Sadat, Ministry of Interior Deputy Minister for Security, Abdul Matin Bek, Chairman of the Independent Directorate of Local Governance, and General Scott Miller, Resolute Support Commander met the governor in a security shura meeting.
In his speech during the meeting, Governor Rahimi stated, “The soldiers in 207th Corps are some of the best, what a great operation they have recently completed to defeat the Taliban.”
Rahimi further added that “The PCoP and his police are doing great work. The teamwork during this operation is what defeated the enemy. Thank you to all the units and the Corps Commander who coordinated this operation.”
Rahimi discussed several development projects that are upcoming and under way that will improve the quality of life for Afghan people.
“Direct association between the TB and drug dealers, trafficking, taxing, extorting, selling- they use drugs to fund their operations” said Rahimi.
Meanwhile MG Fazil Mohammad Jumbesh said “the strength of our forces is the coordination across the provincial government, the MOI and our forces.”
He also added that “We are consolidating our checkpoints into strong bases from where we can attack the enemy.”
Brigadier General Khoshal Sadat said “the good leadership, coordination and strong soldiers are why your operations are successful.”
He also added that “The enemy is scared, they have lost their morals, they use lies and propaganda to deceive the people but your success exposes their lies.”
Dr. Yasin Zia “I want to begin by praising the great Afghan National Army Territorial Forces here in Herat. They are strong and an important part of the security here.”
Meanwhile Rahimi continued, “it’s not about one single person, there is no individual, but the team is what makes us strong. The success is to the Herati people.”
General Miller congratulated the great success of the Herat security forces and reaffirmed support to the Afghan people.
 
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Wednesday 17 July 2019 10:23
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