Afghanistan: a virtual G7 will be organized by the United States and the United Kingdom at the end of August

A call in this direction was launched Monday by the British Prime Minister.

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After that of the surprise, the time for organization. US President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed in a telephone interview Tuesday (August 17th) to attend a virtual G7 summit on Afghanistan next week, the White House and Downing Street reported in two press releases.

The two men have “welcomed the cooperation of the United States and the United Kingdom” in the evacuation operations in Afghanistan, according to the services of the British Prime Minister. They also mentioned “the need to continue close cooperation between allies and democratic partners” about the country, now in the hands of the Taliban, said the US presidency.

The British Prime Minister called on Monday for a virtual meeting of G7 leaders “in the next” days in order to arrive at a “unified approach” on the situation in Afghanistan. He also spoke with Emmanuel Macron the same day.

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