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PublishDate: Sunday, December 6, 2020 13:27

Pompeo Congratulates Atmar for Securing Seat as Foreign Minister

U.S. secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Haneef Atmar on winning a majority of confidence votes by the parliament members.

n a statement, the Foreign Ministry said, “The U.S. Secretary of State, His Excellency Michael R. Pompeo, congratulated Mr. Haneef Atmar on his confirmation by the Wolesi Jirga as Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan”

Pompeo also stated that “the United States looks forward to working with Minister Atmar to deepen the enduring                          between the United States and Afghanistan.”

Afghan FM Atmar highly appreciated the reassuring message and is looking forward to further strengthening the                       Between Afghanistan and the United States.

In a statement, the United States welcomes the first Leadership committee meeting of the High Council for National Reconciliation.

Americans have urged both of the negotiating parties to work for lasting peace in the region

The statement read, “All sides of the conflict should come together and chart a path to peace.”

“The High Council and its will provide counsel and guidance to the Islamic Republic negotiating team with the Taliban on the terms of an agreement on a political roadmap, power-sharing, and a permanent ceasefire to end the country’s long war.”

In regards to the establishment of the Leadership Committee, Pompeo tweeted,

HCNR is developed to work on peace affairs.


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