THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
September 21, 2014
Readout of the President’s Calls with Dr. Ghani and Dr. Abdullah of Afghanistan
The President spoke with Dr. Ashraf Ghani and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah earlier today to congratulate them on concluding their agreement for a government of national unity and safeguarding the first democratic and peaceful transfer of leadership in Afghanistan’s history.
The President thanked Drs. Ghani and Abdullah for their leadership and willingness to partner to advance Afghanistan’s national interests.
The President reaffirmed the United States’ strategic partnership with Afghanistan and commitment to continue its support to the new Afghan government.