31 July 2017

News Story: U.S. VP expresses support to Afghan peace process

KABUL, July 29 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has said he would support the peace efforts initiated by the Afghan government, according to a statement of the Presidential Palace posted on its website on Saturday.

In a video conference with Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani late Friday, Pence commended Afghanistan's achievements over the past more than two years, the statement said.

It added that both sides agreed on cooperation for the development of the security sector, bringing reforms and campaign against corruption.

Read the full story at Xinhua