Afghanistan will work to make peace with Taliban: FM
[Dawn] Afghanistan will work "vigorously" to seek peace with Taliban Death Eaters, Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul vowed Wednesday at the launch of new body set up to steer ties with the US.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
... sometimes described as
For a good time at 3 a.m. call Hillary and at other times as Mrs. Bill, never as
Another William Jennings Bryan ...
also vowed the United States would stand by Afghanistan as it seeks to emerge from decades of war, even after all US and NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A collection of multinational and multilingual and multicultural armed forces, all of differing capabilities, working toward a common goal by pulling in different directions...
combat troops have left the country by late 2014.
"We know that difficult days lie ahead. But despite the challenges, the United States is committed to the people of Afghanistan and we have made progress together that too often is overlooked," she said.
"The United States has made an enduring commitment to Afghanistan that was forged in sacrifice," she said, adding the US has "invested a great deal in Afghanistan" pointing to the more than 2,000 US troops who have died there.
"Now as partners we look to the future," Clinton added at the launch of a new bilateral commission set up "to guide the relationship between Afghanistan and the United States, as we move to the next phase of our relationship."
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