From the “1861 moment,” Ghani described, he said that Afghanistan “unites in defense of the republic, determined that the republic be defended. It is a selection of values, the values of an exclusive system or an inclusive system. We are determined to have unity, coherence, national willingness to make sacrifices and will save on nothing.
Biden told Afghan leaders that even though US troops are leaving the country, America will continue to provide Afghanistan with economic and political assistance and help the country maintain its military.
“The senseless violence must stop, but it will be very difficult,” said the president. “But we will stay with you and do our best so that you have the tools you need.”