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Dr. Abdullah Meets General Campbell, Commander of NATO Forces in Afghanistan

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met with General John Campbell, Commander of NATO Resolute Support Mission and US Forces in Afghanistan this morning in at the Sepidar Palace.

In this meeting, the two sides discussed the security situation and the need for a continued and unwavering fight against terrorism.

The Chief Executive reiterated that the National Unity Government will work with all it has to ensure the safety of the citizens and to resolve their problems; and establishing an administration that is healthy, useful and committed to serving the people is one of its priorities.

General Campbell also stated NATO’s support of the counter-terrorism efforts made by the National Unity Government and emphasized that the world community will stand wholeheartedly with Afghanistan and will not allow it to again become a center of terrorism. 

He also stated that the presentation of the cabinet list was a positive step and expressed hope that with the work of the new cabinet the people’s concerns and the many challenges facing the country will soon alleviate.

The Chief Executive thanked the world community for its multi-faceted support in Afghanistan and declared that the people of Afghanistan and those in positions of authority in its government are trying to ensure tranquility and to provide public welfare, and will work to ensure peace and stability in the country.

 

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Meeting a Young Dr. Abdullah

 
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The Afghan Election  The Man Who Could Upset Karzai

In Afghanistan's presidential race, the top challenger to President Karzai is former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah

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