Ambassador Alice Wells Meets Afghan and International Partners in Kabul

Ambassador Wells with President Ghani at the Presidential Palace.

During a two-day visit to Kabul, Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs and Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Alice Wells met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah, National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar, Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani, and other senior Afghan leaders to discuss issues of mutual importance and bilateral cooperation.  Ambassador Wells also engaged with Resolute Support Commander General John W. Nicholson and other Coalition partners.

In addition, Ambassador Wells met with Tadamichi Yamamoto, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and led a roundtable discussion with Afghan women leaders and political analysts.

Ambassador Wells underscored U.S. support for Afghanistan’s economic and political modernization, stability, and efforts to promote national reconciliation.