President Ghani, Dr. Abdullah Met Uzbekistan Foreign Minister

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani today met with Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov at the Presidential Palace, Arg said.

Arg in a statement on Tuesday said that both sides discussed the expansion of relations between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan, regional cooperation and the Afghan peace process.

According to the statement, the Uzbek Foreign Minister presented an invitation by the Uzbek President to Ashraf Ghani to attend a conference on “Regional Connection and Common Challenges and Opportunities” in Tashkent in July.

He added that in addition to President Ghani, the presidents of India and Pakistan, as well as foreign ministers and representatives of the United States, Russia and the European Union, will attend the conference.

The statement added that the two sides also discussed how to implement the economic and cultural agreements signed between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan over the past two years.

In the meantime, the Uzbek Foreign Minister had a separate meeting with the chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah today.

According to Dr. Abdullah, the meeting focused on peace efforts, the second round of intra-Afghan talks, the role of countries in the region, especially the role of Uzbekistan in ensuring peace in Afghanistan, and bilateral relations between the two countries.

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