Boris Johnson, UK prime minister in a phone conversation with President Ashraf Ghani reiterated his nation’s support to the Afghan government.

Presidential Palace stated, “He (UK prime minister) reiterated the UK’s longstanding support for the Afghan government’s fight against the Taliban as part of the NATO coalition,”.

“They agreed on the importance of making progress in peace talks to secure a sovereign, democratic and united Afghanistan, and to preserve the gains made by civil society and women and girls,” the statement said.

The Presidential Palace said in a statement that Ghani and Johnson discussed bilateral relations and the Afghan peace process.

The statement also added that Ghani and Jonson both discussed bilateral relations and Afghan peace process.

Boris assured Ghani of his country’s support to Afghanistan, its peace process and stressed strengthening regional diplomacy.

The British prime minister also announced Britain’s support to the Afghan National Army and defense forces.

The statement said that Boris and Ghani also talked on global efforts to tackle the pandemic.


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