Italian Ambassador To Kabul Calls on Deputy Foreign Minister
KABUL – Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs, Mr. Idrees Zaman met in his office with the Ambassador of Italy to Kabul Mr. Roberto Cantone, this morning.
The two sides discussed a range of issues related to bilateral ties and those of common interest and concern.
The Italian Ambassador congratulated the Deputy Foreign Minister on the assumption of the new post, noting that Afghanistan is ‘a priority commitment for Italy in the region’.
Deputy Minister Zaman appreciated Italy’s engagement in Afghanistan, recalling the friendly historical ties between the two countries.
The two sides discussed aspects of bilateral ties and exchanged views on issues of common interest as well as on the important events, including the upcoming presidential elections and the ongoing peace process.
The Italian Ambassador reiterated his country’s commitment to sustaining Afghanistan’s achievements in various areas including the participation of women in important affairs and processes.
Both sides emphasized the need for working closely towards achieving goals set under the bilateral arrangements.