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Obama, Ghani discuss Resolute Support mission

Obama, Ghani discuss Resolute Support mission

Dec 10, 2014 - 10:50

WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani and CEO Dr Abdullah Abdullah for the ratification of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA).   

“The president commended Ghani and Abdullah on the timely ratification of the BSA and NATOinfo-icon Status of Forces Agreement by an overwhelming majority in the Afghan Parliament,” the White House said.

He congratulated the new Afghan two leaders on their recent successful ministerial conferences in Brussels and London,” the White House said following the phone call.     

The leaders also discussed the forthcoming conclusion to the US combat mission and transition of coalition forces to the Resolute Support mission in Afghanistaninfo-icon.

Ways to strengthen and support the Afghan National Security Forces as part of the train, advise and assist mission and US and regional support for the Afghan-led peace process also came up for discussion.

The two leaders renewed their commitment to continuing close consultations in the months ahead, the White House said.


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