Foreign Minister Atmar Receives Turkey's Ambassador to Kabul


KABUL – Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar received Turkey's Ambassador to Kabul Oğuzhan Ertuğrul to discuss bilateral affairs and the Afghan peace process's recent development.

At the outset, Foreign Minister Atmar thanked Turkey for its support in the last two decades and its latest pledge of support in the Afghanistan 2020 Conference in Geneva.

Following recent call between the two countries’ presidents, the Foreign Minister touched on Turkey's role as a Muslim nation in the Afghan peace process and mentioned that "the Islamic world should have a unified voice in condemnation of war and violence and invitation for a ceasefire."

Ambassador Ertuğrul assured the Foreign Minister of Turkey's commitment to supporting the Afghan peace process through Turkey’s Islamic associations.

Both sides discussed further strengthening of bilateral relations, the regional consensus in supporting the Afghan peace process, and celebrating the 100th-anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relationship.

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