Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said he had talked with American leader Joe Biden on the phone, Report informs referring to RIA Novosti.

The parties discussed the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan by September.

“Tonight, I had a call with President Biden in which we discussed the US decision to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan by early September. The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan respects the US decision and we will work with our US partners to ensure a smooth transition. As we move into the next phase in our partnership, we will continue to work with our US/NATO partners in the ongoing peace efforts,” Ghani tweeted.