US Sec. of Defense Calls Chinese Gen. Defense Minister to Discuss Afghan Deal

According to a statement released by Pentagon Press Secretary Alyssa Farah, US Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper make a telephone call to the China Minister of National Defense General Wei Fenghe and discussed bilateral and international relations.

According to the official report Secretary Esper used the call to “advance a constructive, stable, and results-oriented defense relationship between the United States and China.”

The US Secretary of Defence Dr. Esper also shared with China’s senior Minister Wei recent developments towards achieving sustainable peace in Afghanistan.

This was the first time since US and Taliban signed an Agreement in Doha to move towards a peaceful approach in Afghanistan and clear way for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan after 19 years of war.

5 / March 2020
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