US President Joe Biden assures support to Afghanistan after troop withdrawal

US President Joe Biden assures support to Afghanistan after troop withdrawal

United States President Joe Biden on Friday assured visiting Afghan leaders Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah of sustained American support after the withdrawal of troops but made it clear that the fate of Afghanistan will now be within the hands of its people now.

Biden and Ghani, who was amid Abdullah, chairman of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation met at the White House amid growing concerns about the fate of the present government, with continued escalation of violence by the Taliban, who have backed out of peace talks till the departure folks troops.

Afghan President Ghani, at an equivalent time, sought to project confidence within the face of resurgent Taliban. He dismissed a US intelligence report that has forecast the autumn of Kabul within six months of the departure of the last folks troops, scheduled for as early as July, saying such dire prediction “turned out false” within the past.

In the bluntest remarks on the difficulty yet, secretary of state Antony Blinken said in Paris on Thursday that the US is assessing things on the bottom in Afghanistan and “whether the Taliban is, at all, serious a few peaceful resolution of the conflict”.

“Our troops could also be leaving but our support for Afghanistan isn't ending in terms of support and maintenance of helping maintain their military also as economic and political support,” Biden said, seeking to assure the Afghan leaders.

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