Local, int’l media gets high praise for election coverage
October 23, 2018
KABUL: The National Security Adviser, Hamdullah Mohib met Monday with some of the representatives of the national and international media outlets, praising their role in reporting the Saturday’s legislative election.
He spoke with the journalists on different issues such as election, peace and security, war against regional and international terrorism as well as Afghanistan’s relations with the states in the region and in the world.
“Despite threats from terrorist groups, Afghans in general and women in particular widely attended the national process of election,” said Mohib. “For the first time, the brave Afghan security and defense forces took over responsibility of the parliamentary election’s security and foiled enemy’s plots.”
He hinted the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace talks, saying that the government of Afghanistan and its international allies were firm to ensure sustainable peace and stability with the High Peace Council practically active in this regard. He emphasized serious pressures should be imposed on the countries supporting terrorism and extremism.
Mohib argued that Afghan security and defense forces had suffered sacrifices in struggle against terrorism and terrorist groups were unable of a face to face war with the Afghan troops.
He clarified that Afghan security forces and the Afghan Air Force are now more armed and strong and can defend their soil in any circumstances.
Mohib thanked the international media for reflecting a positive image of Afghanistan.
He promised to provide more cooperation with national and international media outlets and answered questions asked by the journalists present.
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