Central Asian Foreign Ministers Discussed Support for Afghanistan

On July 7, at the initiative of the United Nations Center for Preventive Diplomacy, virtual talks were held between the foreign ministers of Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.

To establish long-term peace in Afghanistan, the ministers consider it correct to involve Afghanistan in regional integration processes. For this reason, the heads of the foreign affairs agencies of the Central Asian countries noted the importance of consolidating regional efforts for a peaceful settlement of the Afghan crisis.

The key importance of the implementation on the territory of Afghanistan, with the assistance of the countries of the region, of various infrastructure projects in the energy, transport and communication spheres was stated. In particular, they discussed issues of humanitarian assistance to the Afghan people during the pandemic.