US Is Committed to Defeating IS-K in Afghanistan: Wells

The US assistant secretary for south and central Asian affairs, Alice Wells says the United States is committed to defeating the IS-K group in Afghanistan, along with its partners in the country.

Alice Wells has emphasized on the real progress in terms of the number of members of the terror outfit surrendering to the Afghan security forces.

“Reporting from Afghanistan shows that the continued offensive on ISIS-K has resulted in an increasing number of fighters and their families surrendering to the Afghan forces. Progress is real, but we remain vigilant,” she said.

Wells also added, “Together with our Afghan partners, the US is committed to the enduring defeat of ISIS-K in Afghanistan. We have seen noteworthy progress on the battlefield in the last several weeks, especially in challenging areas like Nangarhar.”

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