US is going to retain laser focus on counterterror mission in Afghanistan: President – World News

WASHINGTON: The US is going to retain a laser focus on its counterterrorism mission in Afghanistan, President Biden said on Friday and warned the Taliban of a forceful response to any attack on American forces or disruption of its operations at the Kabul airport.
“We made clear to the Taliban that any attack, any attack on our forces or disruption of our operations at the airport will be met with a swift and forceful response. We’re also keeping a close watch on any potential terrorist threat,” he said. “I’ve said all along, we’re going to retain a laser focus on our counterterrorism mission, working in close coordination with our allies and our partners and all those who have an interest in ensuring stability”
Biden said secretary of state Antony Blinken met Nato officials on Friday to discuss the way forward so that Afghanistan can’t be used as a base to launch terror attacks.


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