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Acting Foreign Minister and Charge d'Affaires of the US Embassy Discuss the Afghan Peace Process

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Monday September 21, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Mohammad Haneef Atmar, Acting Foreign Minister, met with Ross Wilson, Chargé d'Affaires of the US Embassy in Kabul late on Sunday.
According to BNA report, Minister Atmar thanked the people and the Government of the United States of America for their continued support and commitment to Afghanistan over the past 19 years and also highlighting Secretary of State H.E. Mike Pompeo for his recent comprehensive statement at the opening ceremony of the Doha Peace negotiations.
The two sides discussed the start of peace talks, expressing satisfaction with the progress so far, and optimism for attaining a sustainable peace.
Atmar and Wilson spoke about the priorities of the Government of Afghanistan, namely calling on the Taliban Movement to agree to a comprehensive ceasefire and the development of a mechanism for monitoring violence reduction.
The two sides also discussed opportunities for expanding trilateral relations between Afghanistan, the United States, and Central Asian countries as part of the regional mobilization for the peace process in Afghanistan.
The meeting closed as the two sides stressed the need to further expand and strengthen bilateral cooperation between Afghanistan and the United States, and Amb. Wilson assured Atmar of his country's continued commitment and cooperation with Afghanistan.

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