EU congratulates new Afghan Pres.

BRUSSELS, The European Union (EU) Wednesday congratulated the President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, following his reelection.

This message was conveyed by EU High Representative Josep Borrell in a telephone call today to Ghani, according to a statement by Borrell’s office.

The EU foreign policy chief welcomed that months of intensive verification and an appeal process engaging all interested parties had come to an end.

The European Union looks forward to continuing the work with the new administration under President Ghani, said the statement.

Borrell stressed that the priority will now be to ensure unity in support of an inclusive peace process. The European Union stands ready to support the peace process, which is an opportunity not to be missed, he added.

Source: Kuwait News Agency