Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met with General Philip Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO Allied Command Operations and General John Campbell, Commander of the Resolute Support Mission and US Forces – Afghanistan this morning in his office at the Sepidar Palace. In this meeting Dr. Abdullah thanked General Breedlove for visiting Afghanistan and for helping the Afghan National Army in the war against terror. In the meeting, the two sides discussed issues pertaining to strengthening of the country’s armed forces, war on terror, strengthening of the Afghan air force, and long term support and cooperation between the US armed forces and the Afghan armed forces.
General Breedlove appreciated the new Afghan government and the clear message that it is sending regarding its relations with the world, and emphasized the support and cooperation of the US armed forces with the Afghan armed forces.
In this meeting discussion also centered around relations and cooperation between Afghanistan and Pakistan as regards war on terror and the possibility of continuation of NATO’s military mission should there arise a need.