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US support holding timely, credible election


US support holding timely, credible election

Dec 06, 2017 - 13:55

KABUL (Pajhwok): The US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Ambassador Alice Wells during her three-day visit to Afghanistan discuss issues of mutual importance with Afghan officials, according to a statement on Wednesday.

Wells held fruitful meetings with President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, National Security Advisor
Mohammad Hanif Atmar, National Directorate of Security Chief Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai, Secretary General of the High Peace Council Akram Khapalwak, the statement said.

The visiting US diplomat discuss issues of mutual importance and bilateral cooperation.Ambassador Wells also met with Resolute Support Commander General John W.Nicholson, NATO Senior Civilian Representative Ambassador Cornelius
Zimmermann, and other Coalition partners.

In addition, she hosted a meeting with Independent Election Commission commissioners and met separately with leading
Afghan civil society figures.

During her visit, Ambassador Wells underscored U.S. support for Afghanistan’s
continued economic and political development, the holding of timely and credible elections, as well as efforts to bring peace, security, and stability to the country and the region as part of the U.S. South Asia strategy.