Uzbekistan, Afghanistan review current state of bilateral relations



December 20, 2021 11:32 am (UTC + 04:00 am)

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By trend

On December 18, 2021, negotiations of the Uzbek delegation participating in an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation were held in Islamabad, with the Acting Foreign Minister of Afghanistan Amir Khan Muttaqi, Trend reports citing Uzdaily.

During the conversation, the parties discussed the current state of bilateral relations, prospects for their development, especially in the area of ​​trade and economic interaction.

The Afghan side expressed its sincere gratitude to the President of Uzbekistan for the assistance provided in the restoration of the socio-economic infrastructure of the country, as well as the implementation of major infrastructure projects in the transport sectors and of energy on Afghan territory.

The Afghan Minister received with deep gratitude the initiative of Uzbekistan to establish a transport and logistics center in the city of Termez, aimed at providing the Afghan people with emergency humanitarian aid.

It was noted that these actions of brother Uzbekistan once again symbolize the historical and spiritual closeness of our countries and peoples.

They also underlined the need for the Afghan side to fulfill its previous international promises and obligations regarding respect for the rights of women and national minorities in Afghanistan.

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