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Pompeo Makes Calls to Ghani & Abdullah Regarding Power-Sharing Agreement

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has phoned President Ashraf Ghani and the new head of the Afghan National Reconciliation High Council Abdullah Abdullah.
Pompeo Makes Calls to Ghani & Abdullah Regarding Power-Sharing Agreement
A statement by the US State Department said that Secretary Pompeo congratulated the two leaders for reaching an agreement on inclusive governance for Afghanistan.
He reiterated that the priority for the United States remains a political settlement to end the conflict and welcomed the commitment by the two leaders to act immediately in support of prompt entry into intra-Afghan negotiations.
“Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the new Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation. Secretary Pompeo congratulated the two leaders for reaching an agreement on inclusive governance for Afghanistan. Secretary Pompeo noted that he regretted the time lost during the political impasse. He reiterated that the priority for the United States remains a political settlement to end the conflict and welcomed the commitment by the two leaders to act immediately in support of prompt entry into intra-Afghan negotiations,” the statement added.
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Monday 18 May 2020 09:27
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