Afghan delegation travels to Washington

June 25, 2021

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, left, speaks before a meeting with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin at the Pentagon in Washington, Friday, June 25, 2021. 

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, left, speaks before a meeting with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin at the Pentagon in Washington, June 25, 2021. 

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An Afghan government delegation, including President Ashraf Ghani, is on a two-day visit to Washington, DC. Their message: Don’t leave Afghanistan to the Taliban. And, US Vice President Kamala Harris made her first trip to the US-Mexico border since taking office. Also, Nicaraguan political cartoonist Pedro X. Molina wants to see fair elections. He’s been living in exile in Ithaca, New York, and fled Nicaragua during a government crackdown on the press in 2018.

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