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President Ghani Meets U.S. Army Chief

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Friday January 4, 2019 Kabul (BNA) Mohammad Ashraf Ghani President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met with U.S. Army Chief General Mark Alexander Milley at the Presidential Palace on Thursday evening. According to BNA report, during the meeting issues pertaining mutual interests including the U.S. strategy on Afghanistan and South Asia, Afghan peace process under the leadership of Afghans and the Afghan government plans for achieving self-sufficiency came under discussion. The U.S. top military official’s visit to Afghanistan took place in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement to drawdown troops by half, taking back about 7,000 out of some 14,000 of his forces from Afghanistan. There are at least 14,000 forces in Afghanistan who are engaged in counterterror as well as train and advise mission for their Afghan counterparts. M.A.Ansari

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