An international conference on Afghanistan in London concluded Thursday with a commitment to support “full Afghan ownership” of its security situation and to reintegrate Taliban insurgents willing to renounce violence.
High-level representatives from more than 60 countries are attending a conference in London focusing on the security and reconstruction of Afghanistan. FRANCE 24’s Leela Jacinto follows the behind-the-scenes action.
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