Tuesday, July 10, 2018 8:42:29 AM
Pompeo Visits Afghanistan, to Support Talks with Taliban

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, arrived in Afghanistan on a surprise visit, the first since he took office.

Pompeo pledged to support President Ghani's efforts to start peace talks with Taliban and reiterated the United States' willingness to participate in the talks.

Pompeo will meet Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani, and other officials. He will hold a joint press conference later in the day, an official at the presidential palace, who declined to be identified, told Deutsche Presse-Agentur.

Pompeo visited several Asian countries including North Korea and Vietnam.

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