Kabul- Presidential Palace:
The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan welcomes the United States of America‘s new Strategy for Afghanistan.
The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan expresses its continued appreciation and gratitude for the United States’ assistance in the provision of security and reconstruction of Afghanistan and considers the new strategy beneficial for the people of Afghanistan and the region. Afghanistan believes the United States’ new strategy will bring the International community closer to success.
The state of Afghanistan is particularly grateful that the view points of the Afghan government have been taken into consideration in the review and outcome of the new strategy, especially regarding the role of terrorism as a regional problem, the need to strengthen Afghan security institutions, and a review of coordination of international assistance in security and reconstruction efforts.
His Excellency President Hamid Karzai will announce, in detail, the view points of the Afghan Government on the new strategy soon.