The US ambassador discussed continued fighting of Taliban with Afghan officials in north
Reporter: Latifa Sahel
The US ambassador to Kabul has written that he has discussed the ongoing Taliban fight with local and provincial security officials in a visit to Balkh. Mr John Bass writes on his Twitter page: “I always enjoy visiting # Mazar-e-Sharif and Thursday was no exception. Great discussion with women from #Balkh regarding US support for #peace. Also met with governors and security leaders to discuss support for Afghan security forces if TB chooses to keep fighting. #AfgPeace. ”
Ambassador Bass also emphasizes on Taliban Battle in a time that the group have already stepped up their attacks in several parts of the north and central provinces of the country. In the most recent case, the group’s fighters were able to crash down Arghanjkhwah district of Badakhshan, which is currently facing recapturing operations by Afghan forces.