2019-11-22 › Trump Invites Ghani to US After Discussing Peace Process
US President Donald Trump in a phone conversation on Thursday thanked President Ghani for his cooperation in the release of two AUAF Professors and invited Ghani to for an official visit to the US, which Ghani accepted, Palace spokesman Sediqqi tweeted late Thursday.
According to Sediqqi, President Ghani briefed Trump about his “seven-point peace plan” for the Afghan government, and President Trump emphasized the need for a ceasefire as a precondition for peace. Trump also said that in order for the peace process to succeed, the Afghan government's management and involvement are needed and must begin from now on.
The conversation took place as Ghani is on an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The two leaders also Afghan security and defense forces, Sediqqi said, with both sides praising the progress made by the Afghan security and defense forces in various areas, notably the defeat of the Daesh group in Nangarhar province.
President Ghani visited Nangarhar province on Tuesday, saying the “elimination “of Daesh in the province is a major achievement for Afghanistan, the region and the world.
In recent years, Nangarhar has been named a key Daesh base in Afghanistan.