Turkmen-Afghan cooperation issues discussed in Kabul
AKIPRESS.COM – The delegation of Foreign Ministry Turkmenistan headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Rashid Meredov visited Afghanistan on Feb 1-2, the ministry reports.
Turkmen delegation was received by the President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.
A wide range of issues concerning further intensification of political-diplomatic collaboration, expansion of the economic cooperation, development of cultural-humanitarian ties between the two countries was discussed during the meeting.
The parties paid special attention to the implementation of large-scale and long-term infrastructural projects currently realized by both countries. The most notable among those are the construction of the “Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India” (TAPI) pipeline, power lines and fiber-optic communication systems on “Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan” (TAP) route, the railways from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan.
Turkmen delegation informed the Afghan side about the readiness of Turkmenistan to continue further on a systematic basis the provision of humanitarian aid to the neighboring country.
The Turkmen delegation also met with the Chief Executive of Afghanistan Dr.Abdullah Abdullah, National Security Advisor of the President, Minister of Foreign Affairs and a number of executives of the state entities of Afghanistan.
Turkmen delegation held talks with the Head of UNAMA Tadamichi Yamamoto in the Kabul headquarters of the UN Assistant Mission in Afghanistan.