FM Atmar Met US Chargé d’Affaires, Discussed Bilateral Ties, Peace Talks

Afghan Foreign Minister Haneef Atmar has met with the US Chargé d’Affaires Ross Wilson in Kabul, and discussed the expansion of bilateral relations and the latest developments and challenges in the peace process.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) in a press release on Monday said that FM Atmar congratulated Mr. Wilson on the approval of Mr. Anthony Blinken as Secretary of State by the US Congress and expressed hope that he would meet with his US counterpart in the near future to discuss issues of interest.

According to the press release, Mr. Atmar also welcomed the decision of the new US administration to review the US peace agreement with the Taliban, calling it a good step towards strengthening the peace process and the Taliban’s commitment to its commitments.

Atmar praised the United States’ efforts to end the current crisis in Afghanistan through dialogue and stressed the importance of mobilizing regional and international support and consensus on the peace process.

Mr. Atmar spoke about the activities of the Afghanistan-US-Uzbekistan Working Group, and stressed the importance of planning a US-Afghanistan-Tajikistan tripartite meeting.

In the meantime, the US Charge d’Affaires of the US Embassy in Afghanistan, Mr. Wilson, reassured Atmar of the full support of the United States for the peace process, as well as Washington’s commitment to long-term cooperation and cooperation with Kabul in various fields.

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