President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani welcomes the victory of Emmanuel Macron as the President of France. France is a beacon of reason and hope in the world, and President Macron is a worthy successor to the great leaders of the past.
President Ghani said that Afghanistan looks forward to working with him. He will speak to the new French President as soon as possible.
The friendship between our two countries goes back many decades. We thank France for their work on our archaeological heritage, as well as firm and continuing support in our fight against terrorism and reconstruction of the country.