Acting Foreign Minister Haneef Atmar spoke to the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Ross Wilson on Tuesday to discuss the Afghan peace process, regional cooperation, and the importance of strengthening international consensus on the peace talks.
The two sides discussed the joint efforts of the government of Afghanistan and the U.S. to release prisoners, reduce the level of violence and start urgent negotiations with the Taliban.
Wilson praised the important results of the recent regional and international meetings on strengthening the consensus for peace.
In addition, they spoke about the importance of regional connectivity, expanding trade and strengthening multilateral cooperation, especially between Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asian countries.
Finally, both sides reaffirmed their commitment to achieving lasting peace in Afghanistan.