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The Korean Ambassador's Meeting With Dr. Abdullah Abdullah

Mr. Cha Youngcheol, the Republic of Korea's Ambassador to Afghanistan, met with Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the leader and candidate of the Reform and Partnership team.

During this meeting, Ambassador Youngcheol congratulated Dr. Abdullah for receiving the most votes and becoming the front-runner of the presidential election. Dr. Abdullah explained in detail the positions and views of his campaign team.

Ambassador Youngcheol explained that his country is committed to give aid to Afghanistan that amounts to 500 million dollars from 2011 to 2015 to improve security and to sustain development. Additionally, he was hopeful that Korea will continually aid Afghanistan and will not abandon this country after 2014. Furthermore, he emphasized the importance of providing security in order to encourage investors from Korea to bring their capital and resources to Afghanistan.

Dr. Abdullah expressed his gratitude and thanked Ambassador Youngcheol and the Korean nation for helping and aiding Afghanistan in the past decade and promised better and warmer relations between the two states after he is elected in the second round. Before the meeting ended, he promised Ambassador Youngcheol that he will bring security and the necessary conditions in order for Koreans to invest in Afghanistan and for both sides to prosper from it.

5/21/2014

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