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The security advisor welcomed US, NATO decision on keeping troops in Afghanistan to the end of 2016 year

AT-KABUL: Mohammad Hanif Atmar, National Security Advisor, in a meeting with Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan, Amar Sinha, said that continued stability in the region could be achieved if all the regional countries sincerely join hands in fighting terrorism.

In a media statement issued by the National Security Council (NSC) said that both officials discussed bilateral ties particularly cooperation in economic and education fields. Sinha said that his country stands by Afghanistan in its war on terror policy.

Atmar appreciated India’s support and said to ensure long-lasting peace in the region Kabul needed honest and sincere cooperation of the regional counties in fight against terrorism.

In a separate meeting with NATO Civilian Representative Ismail Aramaz, Mohammad Hanif Atmar appreciated the decision made by US and NATO to keep some of their troops in Afghanistan beyond 2016.

Atmar held a meeting with NATO representative Ismail Aramaz at his office, and appreciated the extended foreign military presence in the country, said NSC office in a media statement. It added that both officials also discussed bilateral relations and the current security situation of the country.

It is worth mentioning that President Barack Obama last Thursday announced that 9,800 American troops would be stay in Afghanistan till the end of 2016 year.

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