Afghan president meets British FM in Kabul

KABUL (Sarzameen News)- Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson here on Monday and exchanged views on matters pertaining mutual interests including the war on terror and situation in Afghanistan, said a statement of Presidential Palace received here Tuesday.

The recent ceasefire between Afghan government and Taliban which ended by Taliban on June 17 and government efforts to extend it were also discussed at the meeting.

Britain welcomes the recent interim ceasefire between Afghan government and Taliban militants, and we will remain committed with the people and government of Afghanistan,” the statement quoted British foreign minister as saying.

Britain will continues its military and non-military support to the people of Afghanistan, the British dignitary said at the meeting, according to the statement.

The British foreign minister also met with Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul and discussed series of issues including Afghan peace process and counter terrorism campaign in Afghanistan.

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