British Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden. They discussed the results of the joint mission in Afghanistan and the further development of the situation in the country.
Biden and Johnson agreed that they must prevent a crisis in Afghanistan by humanitarian and diplomatic means.
“The Prime Minister and President Biden agreed that the best way to honor the memory of those who gave their lives for the betterment of Afghanistan would be to use all available diplomatic and humanitarian means to prevent a humanitarian crisis and consolidate the achievements in Afghanistan” the message on the website of the Government of the United Kingdom says.
According to the parties, the recognition of the terrorist group “Taliban” should be “coordinated and dependent on respect for human rights on its part.”
“The parties agreed that the United Kingdom and the United States will continue to maintain an approach to these issues based on common values,” the British side adds in the material.
The British Prime Minister also met with American Vice-President Kamala Harris. The White House press service noted that Harris expressed gratitude to Johnson for “the contribution and sacrifices of Great Britain during the 20 years of its presence in Afghanistan and its position as a leader on combating climate change.” In addition, they discussed the need for “closer coordination of international efforts on the issue of the root causes of migration.”