An Afghan delegation led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Mottaki visited the capital of Turkmenistan and held talks with Turkmen Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov. The colleagues discussed the tasks of expanding and strengthening the partnership between the two neighboring countries.
In an extended format, delegates from Turkmenistan and Afghanistan discussed key issues of bilateral cooperation.
The results of the Turkmen-Afghan negotiation process carried out on a regular basis during the visits of Turkmen diplomats to Afghanistan were noted. In this context, the dialogue through the Foreign Ministry plays a particularly important role.
One of the central topics of discussion were infrastructure projects: implementation of the TAPI gas pipeline, TAP power transmission line and construction of the railway between Turkmenistan and Afghanistan. During the diplomatic dialogue special attention was paid to security issues.
Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan stated that Turkmenistan is extremely interested in stabilizing the political and economic life of the neighboring state, strengthening the well-being and unity of the friendly people. It was noted that humanitarian aid aimed at supporting the friendly country would continue to be provided.
In their statement on the results of the talks, the foreign ministers noted the positive constructive nature of the talks aimed at strengthening the multifaceted Turkmen-Afghan cooperation.
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