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Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan – Report:

President Ashraf Ghani, in phone conversations with the families of the ANDSF fallen heroes in various provinces this morning lauded them for their sense of patriotism, commitment and dedication to their homeland and pledged to address their needs.
President Ghani also talked to some of the ANDSF officers on duty at the front lines and thanked them for the valor and commitment to protect their people and country.
The President called them the heroes of Afghanistan and expressed his gratitude to the families of fallen ones.  
The President assured the soldiers and the families of our fallen heroes that the Government will pay serious attention to the needs of the families, and would also take care of our wounded heroes. 
The President said that despicable spikes in violence does not have any Islamic or cultural basis and stressed that the Afghan Defense and Security forces will foil and repel enemy plans and attacks to harm our people. 
The soldiers on the front lines assured the president in return of their high morale and resolve saying they will never allow the enemy to achieve their heinous plans.
They emphasized that they exercise extreme cautions per the President direction during the military operations to prevent civilian casualty as the enemy is using villages and public residences as shields.

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