Abdullah Abdullah
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"Abdullah Abdullah" is an Politics of Afghanistan/Afghan politician, serving as Chief Executive Officer (Afghanistan)/Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan since September 2014. From October 2001 to April 2005, he served as Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Afghanistan)/Minister of Foreign Affairs. Prior to that he was a senior member of the Northern Alliance working as an adviser to Ahmad Shah Massoud. He also worked as a doctor of medicine during the late 1990s.

Abdullah ran against List of Presidents of Afghanistan/President Hamid Karzai in the Afghan presidential election, 2009/2009 presidential election, coming in second place with 30.5% of the total votes. In 2010, he created the Coalition for Change and Hope, which is one of the leading democratic opposition movements in Afghanistan. In 2011, the coalition was transformed into the National Coalition of Afghanistan. He ran again in the Afghan presidential election, 2014/2014 presidential election but lost to Ashraf Ghani. Afterwards, the two created a unity government in which Abdullah serves as President Ghani's Chief Executive Officer.

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It is a unique moment for Afghanistan. The whole situation has changed inside Afghanistan, in the region and in the international community.

The special forces are also doing a big job ... so we will be talking about different aspects of the relationship during my visit.

Bring stability to the country.

What is going on in the political process is a transition from war to peace. After 22 years of war, we have won the war, virtually, and we have to win the peace.

Formation of a fully represented, broad-based government.

It is a major challenge. We are aware of it.

What we need is continued engagement from the United States, first of all, in the war against terror, which will help stability in Afghanistan and the whole region ... and also in the reconstruction efforts of our people.

The importance of this big defeat, dramatic defeat is not only that they have lost areas, but they have lost their main fighting force.

The opportunity is there.