Foreign Minister Meets US State Department Senior Delegate
KABUL – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani met with the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia of the US Department of State, Ms. Alice Wells.
Ambassador Wells emphasized United States' long term commitment to Afghanistan in various areas and deemed of high significance, the domestic comprehensive dialogue of the people of Afghanistan for successful results of the peace talks. Ms. Wells informed the Foreign Minister of the continued waiver with respect to the Chabahar Port vis-a-vis US sanctions on Iran.
Mr. Rabbani also appreciated the continuation of US support to Afghanistan, and mentioned that the domestic and regional consensus was highly important for reaching peace.
The two sides discussed the upcoming Presidential Elections, regional cooperation and counterterrorism.