President of the United States, Joe BidenAnd the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, Agreed on Tuesday to convene a virtual summit of leaders G7 Next week in Afghanistan, After the capture of Kabul by the Taliban.
Biden spoke by phone with Johnson, the first president of another country, who spoke about the situation in Afghanistan after the fall of Kabul. The White House said in a statement.
“They both agreed to hold a virtual meeting of G7 leaders next week to discuss common strategy and approach.” In Afghanistan, the note said.
United Kingdom holding The rotating president of the G7 (The richest countries in the world), Johnson had already announced this Tuesday that he planned to organize a virtual meeting of the group. Assess the situation in Central Asia after the victory of the rebels.
At your invitation, Biden and Johnson “addressed the need for continued close coordination between allies and democratic partners in Afghanistan’s forward policy.”The White House noted.
Specific, The global community can provide more humanitarian assistance and support to refugees and other Afghans. “Added.
Both leaders They spoke of the courage and professionalism of their military and civilian personnel working together in Kabul to expel “citizens of both countries” and “aided Afghans.” To the respective troops during the Allied intervention in Afghanistan.
Piton’s national security adviser received a brief call. Jack Sullivan, Despite many contacts between European leaders, admitted at a press conference that the US president had not invited any leader from another country to comment on the situation in Afghanistan.
Yesterday, Biden defended the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan from his countryDespite the lightning victory of the Taliban that caused panic in Kabul.
In a message from the White House, he said that after Islamic insurgents took control of Afghanistan over the weekend, Biden acknowledged that the Taliban’s progress was faster than expected.
With the support of the Western powers of the Afghan government, he did not avoid any criticism of his troops They could not protect the leaders who “surrendered and fled” as President Ashraf Ghani did.
“We gave them every opportunity to determine their future. We could not give them the will to fight for that futureBiden warned that the lives of American soldiers would not be endangered for another 20 years.
That added “The purpose of Afghanistan should never be to create a nation.”
Captured by the Taliban After control of Kabul by its militants entered the capital on Sunday without facing opposition, almost all provinces were under their control, so far after the flight of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
(With AFP and EFE information)
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