Uzbek Ministry of Foreign Affairs made a statement on the situation in Afghanistan

It is noted that the statement of the intra-Afghan forces about their readiness to form an inclusive government is supported. Close contacts are being maintained with Taliban representatives on issues of ensuring border protection and maintaining calm in the border zone.

The Uzbek side firmly declares its commitment to maintaining traditionally friendly and good-neighborly relations with Afghanistan and the principles of non-interference in the internal affairs of the neighboring country.

At present, the diplomatic missions of Uzbekistan in Kabul and Mazar-i-Sharif are working as usual.

The message stated that any violations of the state border will be strictly suppressed in accordance with the legislation of Uzbekistan.