Afghanistan’s National Security Advisor, Hamdullah Mohib, in a telephone conversation, talked with his US counterpart, Jake Sullivan, the US National Security Adviser late on Wednesday evening, May 26, said a statement issued by Afghanistan National Security Council.
The two counterparts discussed bilateral cooperation and counter-terrorism, US support for the peace process in Afghanistan.
Sullivan said the US is committed to continue supporting the Afghan security and defense forces.
On May 01, the US officially began a phased withdrawal from Afghanistan. According to US Central Command (Centcom), 16 to 25 percent of the US troops have already left the country.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has repeatedly assured that NATO nations would continue to cooperate with the Afghan security forces in post-withdrawal Afghanistan.
In a meeting with French President, Emmanuel Macron, on May 21, NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg, said they would continue to provide advice, financial support, and train Afghan forces abroad. Funding Kabul Airport is also part of the supports to be provided by NATO.