The Afghan government on Monday released details of the meeting with the members of the Security Council of the United Nations who arrived to Kabul last week to meet the Afghan officials and review the situation of the country.
The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani briefed the members of the Security Council regarding the regional situation, menace of terrorism, fight against counter-narcotics, elections, new US strategy and other key issues.
President Ghani said the Afghan government has managed to establish relations with the regional countries but the efforts to improve relations with Pakistan have not yielded positive results so far.
In regards to the menace and threats of terrorism being faced by the country, President Ghani presented some examples and evidences regarding the sanctuaries, training facilities, and financial resources of the terror groups based outside Afghanistan.
He also discussed the future elections and said no one including himself has the right to interfere in the affairs of the election commissions as he admitted that the funds previously provided by the international community were not properly utilized.
President Ghani also called the new US strategy important to bring changes in Afghanistan and the region and said the Afghan forces are effectively taking important to fight narcotics trade including the destruction of heroin factories.
According to President Ghani, the Afghan government is committed to hold peace talks both with Pakistan and intra-Afghan talks among the Afghans to end the violence.
The ARG Palace said the members of the UNSC hailed the Afghan government and recognized the sacrifices of the Afghan security forces in the fight against terrorism.
They also agreed to maintain pressures on Pakistan in a bid to expedite the fight against terrorism and insisted on joint efforts for reconciliation process and peace talks, according to ARG Palace.
The members of the Security Council also promised to share the information gathered during visit in the future UN meetings in a bid to hold talks and discuss the important issues of Afghanistan.