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US President to meet his Afghan counterpart to discuss issue of troop withdrawal
June 21, 2021

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U.S. President Joe Biden will meet Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah on Friday to discuss troop withdrawal.

The White House said in a statement that in their first face-to-face meeting, Joe Biden will repeat his pledge to ensure that the Afghanistan will never become a safe haven for terrorist groups.

Reacting on the scheduled meeting, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the visit would be "useless and it would not benefit Afghanistan.