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Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with President Ghani of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Vice President Pence with President Ashraf Ghani of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Vice President Pence met in Munich today with President Ashraf Ghani of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The Vice President expressed support for the National Unity Government. The leaders discussed opportunities to strengthen the bilateral relationship and advance mutual interests, particularly in the areas of counterterrorism cooperation and economic development. Both leaders also affirmed the continued importance of the strategic partnership between the United States and Afghanistan.