Pelosi leads congressional delegation in Afghanistan visit

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi meets Afghan leaders, US troops in Afghanistan

Her office said in a statement Sunday night the bipartisan delegation met with top Afghan leaders, civil society representatives and U.S. military chiefs and troops serving there.

She says while Afghan women have made progress in some areas, more must be done to ensure their security as well as economic and educational opportunities for women and girls there.

And she praised the courage of U.S. troops and diplomats on the front lines.