Turkmenistan continues to develop multi-vector cooperation with Afghanistan. Another proof of this was the visit of a Turkmen delegation to that country. The delegation was headed by Deputy Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Vepa Hajiyev. During the visit, a number of meetings were held with representatives of the Afghan government.
Thus, the Deputy Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan held a meeting with Abdul Salam Hanafi, Deputy Prime Minister of Afghanistan, Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai, Deputy Foreign Minister of Afghanistan, Shahabuddin Delawar, head of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum Products, and Movlyavi Sader Azan, Deputy Head of the Ministry of Irrigation and Livestock.
The participants had a productive meeting, during which they discussed a list of topical issues of the Turkmen-Afghan cooperation. In particular, they touched upon such areas as trade and economic, political and diplomatic and cultural and humanitarian.
Special attention was paid to the possibilities of more active interaction aimed at implementing mutually beneficial projects in the fundamental spheres. Turkmenistan and Afghanistan expressed mutual readiness to continue partnership in order to implement such projects as the TAPI gas pipeline, the TAP power transmission line and the construction of a railway line that will connect a number of Afghan provinces with Turkmenistan.
The list of issues of particular importance includes ensuring prosperity, stability and progress in Afghanistan, providing all kinds of means to integrate the state into global economic processes, regional energy and transport and communication projects.
During the meeting, the Turkmen side reiterated its readiness, as a neighboring and neutral state, to help organize the necessary negotiations and create an environment for peace, unity and prosperity to prevail in Afghanistan.
Representatives of the Afghan side thanked T
Turkmen leader and his people for their systematic assistance to a neighboring state.
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