Telephone Conversation between the Foreign Ministers of Afghanistan and Turkmenistan

KABUL – Acting Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar held a telephone conversation with Mr Raşit Meredov, Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan.

At the onset, Minister Atmar expressed appreciation for the humanitarian assistance provided by Turkmenistan to Afghanistan during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The discussions then focused on the video conference call between the Presidents of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan and both sides exchanged views on the best means of implementing the decisions made during the call.

The Ministers also discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral relations, the Afghan peace process – focusing on the role of the region and importance of regional consensus for the process, and exchanged views with regard to preparatory meetings for the implementation of the TAPI Project.