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MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015  11:13:31 AM

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Afghan leader thanks US troops, taxpayers for support
WASHINGTON - Taking the stage with U.S. leaders early Monday morning in the Pentagon courtyard, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani thanked U.S. troops and all Americans for their support of his country. Senior officials joining Ghani included Afghan Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Secretary of State John Kerry, Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work. During his introduction of Ghani, Carter told the audience that the Afghan president was at the Pentagon on behalf of all Afghans “to thank all the Americans whose service has kept the United States secure and given hope and opportunity to his countrymen.” Ghani has deep ties to the United States, including attendance at American University in Beirut and Columbia University in New York, and teaching at the Univ...
 
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