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Amid surging violence in #Afghanistan, U.S. President Joe Biden met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah at the White House on June 25. As the Taliban gain territory and the U.S. pulls its remaining forces out of Afghanistan, hopes of a potential peace deal are giving way to fears of a rapid Taliban capture of Kabul. Will the meeting between Biden and the Afghan leaders yield anything to rescue the situation? And what kind of Afghanistan will the U.S. troops leave behind?CGTN YouTube Channel
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Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.
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Joe Biden is an American politician serving as the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 47th vice president from 2009 to 2017 under Barack Obama and represented Delaware in the United States Senate from 1973 to 2009.
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