July 22, 2015 / 7:43 PM / in 3 years

Obama discusses U.S. partnership with Afghan leaders: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama talked with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday about ways to strengthen Afghan forces and offered support for the Afghan-led peace process with the Taliban, the White House said.

Afghan forces prepare for battle with Taliban on the outskirts of Kunduz city, northern Afghanistan June 21, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

“The President also praised the Afghan security forces’ performance during the current fighting season,” the White House said.

Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Peter Cooney

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