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The US, British military officials reassure support to Afghanistan

Topmost military commanders of US and Britain held a meeting with Chief executive Abdullah Abdullah to reassure that both the countries have constantly provided long-term support to the Afghan security forces and will continue to do so.

A statement by Abdullah’s office informed that the CEO and US Joint Chief of Army staff Joseph Dunford and British Joint Chief of  Army Staff Lt. Gen. Patrick Sanders were welcomed by Dr. Abdullah in Kabul.

Dr.Abdullah not only thanked both the officials for their continued cooperation but also termed the support from both countries to Afghanistan as ‘convincing’ and urged for a similar fight against terrorism further as well.

Dr. Abdullahdiscussed various issues with the officials including stability and peace being the top priority and demand of every Afghan. He acknowledged the support from the international community for their help in developments of the Afghan peace process.

Joseph Dunford said that it was commendable how Afghan forces remain committed to fighting against terrorism and assured that stability and peace in Afghanistan is one of the top priorities under US Programs.

Lt. Gen. Patrick Sanders also guaranteed his country’s constant support remains with the Afghan forces and said that the links between both countries’ military troops had grown very strong with continued years of joint cooperation.

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