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New US Ambassador reassures peace to Afghanistan

ANI  |  Kabul [Afghanistan] 

Reaffirming support to the war-torn country, the newly-appointed to has assured to build "a peaceful, secure, and prosperous future for all Afghans."

"I look forward to working with everyone in this society, inside and outside government, to build a peaceful, secure, and prosperous future for all Afghans. So you may live and raise your families, in peace and dignity," reported Khaama Press, quoting Bass, as saying.

"Our work is often challenging, and when we face it together, we succeed," the added, "I am committed to strengthening our strategic partnership to improve peace and security, increasing trade and economic development, and fighting corruption and trafficking. I'm also committed to supporting efforts to promote education, gender equality, human rights, and the rule of "

The new to starts his new mission months after the announced its new strategy for South

Bass, whose nomination for to by the in late September, had previously served as the U.S. ambassador to for five years from 2012-2017.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 16:30 IST