POLITICAL CONSULTATIONS BETWEEN TURKMENISTAN AND AFGHANISTAN AT THE LEVEL OF MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS WERE HELD IN KABUL
On January 9, 2021, Political consultations between Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan at the level of Ministers of Foreign Affairs were held in Kabul.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Hanif Atmar expressed their positions on key aspects of bilateral agenda.
The parties underlined the effectiveness of dialog between the Heads of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan that contributes to successful promotion of political, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian relations.
The parties have signed the Program of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for 2021-2022 after consultations.
The sixth session of Joint Turkmen-Afghan Commission on security was also held on the same day.
During the session, parties constructively exchanged views related to strengthening partnership in the field of countering present threats and challenges including terrorism, extremism, cyberattacks and others. The two states expressed their readiness to strengthen border cooperation and maintain information security.
The Protocol of the sixth session of Joint Turkmen-Afghan Commission on cooperation in the field of security was adopted after the meeting.