U.S. Secretary meet Taliban representative to discuss reducing violence
(MENAFN) August 15, 2021 indicates a defining moment in Afghanistan, as the Taliban took control the city of Kabul and ruled over a corrupt leader, titled Ashraf Ghani who depended severely on the United States.
Then U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with a Taliban representative in Doha, Qatar, to talk about “how to reduce violence in the war-torn country,” in line with an announcement from then State Department representative Cale Brown.
Oddly, the combined statement after the gathering was titled “Joint Declaration between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the United States of America for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan.”
“The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the United States have partnered closely since 2001 to respond to threats to international peace and security and help the Afghan people chart a secure, democratic and prosperous future,” the combined announcement recited without a reference to 20 years of destructive conflict that demolished the central infrastructure of the nation.
The combined announcement also mentioned that “The two countries are committed to their longstanding relationship and their investments in building the Afghan institutions necessary to establish democratic norms, protect and preserve the unity of the country, and promote social and economic advancements and the rights of citizens.”
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