Meeting took place between Joe Biden and Afghan officials amid troops withdrawal (June 26, 2021)
US President Joe Biden meets Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his former political foe, Abdullah Abdullah, on Friday to examine Washington’s back for Afghanistan as the final US troops pack up after 20 a long time of war and government strengths battle to repulse Taliban advances. The Oval Office assembly may be as profitable to Ghani for its imagery as for any modern US offer assistance since it will be seen as certifying Biden’s back for the trapped Afghan pioneer as he stands up to Taliban actions including bombings and demises. Biden’s first meeting as president with Ghani and Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, will center on “our continuous commitment to the Afghan individuals” and security strengths, proclaimed White House delegate press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre. Biden has inquired Congress to favor $3.3 billion in security help for Afghanistan another year and is sending 3 million dosages of immunizations there to assist it fight Covid-19. US authorities, have been clear that Biden will not end the US pullout, likely to be completed by late July or early August and he is unlikely to approve any US military back to Kabul to end the Taliban’s progresses beyond the areas of information, intelligence, and aircraft preservation. Ghani and Abdullah had talks on Thursday examining the context in Afghanistan with legislators on Capitol Hill.