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KABUL – Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mr. Idrees Zaman met with NATO’s Civilian Representative for Afghanistan Ambassador Nicholas Kay.
Appreciating NATO member states’ support to Afghanistan in the recent years, Mr. Zaman talked about the Kabul Process III meeting, Consultative Loya Jirga on Peace, Afghanistan government led and owned peace process and the Presidential Elections, and deemed the continuation of NATO members states’ support in these respects as essential.
The NATO Civilian Representative emphasized sustaining NATO’s support to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and stated that NATO will strive to pave the way for inter-Afghan talks between the Government of Afghanistan and the Taliban.
KABUL – Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mr. Idrees Zaman met with the delegation of the European Union headed by the European Union Head of Delegation to Afghanistan, Ambassador Pierre Mayaudon as well as representatives of the French, British and German Embassies in Kabul.
The two sides discussed expansion of relations between Afghanistan and the European Union, development of commercial ties, Consultative Loya Jirga on Peace, Kabul Process III meeting, Afghanistan government led and owned peace process, and the upcoming Presidential Elections as well as political developments in the country and the region.
KABUL – Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mr. Idrees Zaman met with Director of Asia and Pacific Division of the UN Departments of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations (DPPA-DPO).
Providing information on the Consultative Loya Jirga on Peace, Kabul Process III meeting, the progress of the Afghan led and Afghan owned peace process, and the upcoming Presidential Elections, Mr. Zaman added that the UN political office (UNAMA) has been a close partner of Afghanistan in holding of the Kabul Process Meetings, and this time too, UNAMA will be an important partner in holding the Kabul Process III meeting.
Mr. Due also provided a brief about his trip to Afghanistan and added that for him and his office, Afghanistan is of high significance and a working priority of his organization. Mr. Due also promised that UNAMA will provide comprehensive support to the Kabul Process III meeting.
KABUL – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, summoned the Deputy Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan with respect to the recent irresponsible remarks of Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its grave objection on Pakistani PM's recent reckless statements about the peace process and establishment of an interim government, deemed such statements an obvious example of Pakistan's interventional policy and disrepect to the national sovereignty and determination of the people of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also recalled Afghanistan’s Ambassador from Islamabad for further discussions on the matter.