Having chosen unity over division in the first peaceful and democratic transition of power in our nation’s history, we are visiting the United States to deepen the cooperation between our countries. With U.S. support, the hardworking people of Afghanistan can rebuild our country, develop our economy and resist terrorism.
Both cursed and blessed by its location in the heart of Asia, our country has seen too much violence. More than 1 million Afghans died, and more than 30 percent of our population was forced into exile during the struggle to defeat the Soviet invasion in the 1980s. Then came meddling regional actors, who took advantage of feuding factions and a power vacuum, only to be followed by the Taliban, which brought deadly repression and became host to terrorists.… Seguir leyendo »