Foreign Minister Rabbani Meets Visiting Delegation of European Parliament

Foreign Minister Rabbani Meets Visiting Delegation of European Parliament

KABUL – Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani met with head of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with Afghanistan Mr. Petras Auštrevičius and the accompanying delegation.

Foreign Minister Rabbani welcomed the delegation, described the 2nd China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Minister’s Dialogue, which was held last Saturday and posed the discussion of trust building, the peace process and regional connectivity.

Mr. Auštrevičius stated “Afghanistan receives the highest European aids among the recipient countries”, he also referred to the actions made against corruption, called for a more serious fight against corruption by Afghanistan government.

Appreciating the European aids and hosting the 1st Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, Mr. Rabbani said that peace is the only solution of Afghanistan, emphasized the Afghanistan-led and Afghanistan-owned peace process. The Foreign Minister also insisted on a serious fight against corruption.

Both sides discussed and exchanged views on counter-narcotics, refugees and repatriates, economic development, the rule of law and Presidential elections.

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