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Afghanistan praises Trump administration's South Asia policy at UN meet

The war-torn nation has faced an increasingly violent Taliban insurgency in recent months

AP | PTI  |  Geneva 

Afghanistan, Suicide bomb attack
After a suicide attack in Afghanistan. File photo

Foreign ministers from Russia, Germany, and other countries, as well as EU's foreign policy chief have joined Afghanistan's and other top officials at a UN meeting in Geneva to show support for the impoverished, war-battered country.

Afghan told the conference Wednesday that he wanted to "specifically recognise the commitment in blood and treasure that the has shown since 2001" in

Ghani called the US its "key ally" and praised the Trump administration's policy as a "game changer" for

Ghani, who faced an increasingly violent insurgency in recent months, presented his government's efforts in areas like security, justice, women's rights and anti-corruption.

He says: "We have a plan for reform, and we need your support to help implement it.

First Published: Wed, November 28 2018. 16:30 IST