The Afghan leader will discuss U.S.-Afghanistan Relations and Kabul’s national security priorities for 2021
Contact: Jon Purves
Senior Media Relations Manager
The Aspen Institute
Washington, DC –– The Aspen Security Forum will host a live conversation between Ashraf Ghani, the President of Afghanistan, and NBC News Correspondent Carol Lee. The online interview will take place on Friday, January 29, from approximately 10:00-10:40am EST, and is part of the ongoing Global Leaders Series, which convenes sitting heads of state, government, and cabinet-level ministers from around the world for high-level, one-on-one conversations about their most pressing foreign policy and national security challenges.
In what is expected to be substantive and wide-ranging conversation, the Afghan President will discuss his national security and foreign policy priorities, and the future of relations with the United States as his government begins to work with the Biden administration. The interview will also address broader questions about challenges in the region and the future of Afghanistan on the world stage.
Register to watch this conversation here: https://aspeninst.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_o0hoGj-UTb2_Jk7Q5E8IEQ
Editor’s Note: Members of the media with questions or those interested in broadcasting footage from this interview, please contact Jon Purves: Jon.Purves@aspeninstitute.org. Join the conversation on social media with #AspenSecurity and follow the event on Twitter @AspenSecurity.
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