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Pompeo, Saudi crown prince discuss Afghan conflict, peace process

Pompeo, Saudi crown prince discuss Afghan conflict, peace process

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Aug 14, 2018 - 15:06

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Secretary Michael Pompeo and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have discussed their support for a ceasefire over the coming Eid and peace in Afghanistaninfo-icon more broadly, according to a statement on Tuesday.

During a telephonic conversation, the two sides reviewed the UN Special Envoy’s work to resolve the conflict in Yemen and other topics of mutual interest, said a statement from the office of the spokesman in Washington DC.

Secretary Pompeo thanked the Crown Prince for Saudi Arabia’s support for northeast Syria’s urgent stabilization needs, its engagement with the Iraqi government, and its offer to help Iraq address its water and electricity shortages by sending desalination vessels and providing diesel for offline generators.

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