President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, on Friday met with US President Joe Biden at the White House, a key meeting that happens amidst fragile security situation in the country as the international troops are leaving.
As the U.S. military completes its withdrawal from Afghanistan in the coming weeks, the Biden administration says it is adding staff to hurry up the visa process for Afghans who worked for the U.S. government and want to flee to avoid Taliban reprisals, Reuters reported.
US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said Sunday night that President Joe Biden is heading to Brussels for Monday’s NATO Summit where he is expected to discuss a number of issues including that around the future security of both the United States embassy in Kabul and the airport.
US Central Command announced on Tuesday that they estimate the US withdrawal from Afghanistan to be somewhere between 16% and 25% complete. President Joe Biden announced earlier that the complete withdrawal would finish by September 11, 2001.
US President Joe Biden in a statement on 10th anniversary of raid that killed Osama bin Laden said that the United States will remain vigilant about the threat from terrorist groups that have metastasized around the world.
In his first formal speech to lawmakers since becoming president nearly 100 days ago, US President Joe Biden devoted a sizable amount of time, of the national address, to his recent decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan and said the war was never meant to have been a “multi-generational undertaking of nation-building”.