The delegation of Afghanistan discussed the implementation of TAPI and other joint projects in Ashgabat

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The delegation of Afghanistan discussed the implementation of TAPI and other joint projects in Ashgabat

The progress of the implementation of the projects of the TAPI gas pipeline and the TAP power line was discussed today by Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov with an Afghan delegation headed by Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Amir Han Mottaki, who arrived in Ashgabat the day before. This was reported by the press service of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry.

The interlocutors also considered topical issues in the field of political, diplomatic, trade, economic and humanitarian cooperation.

The effectiveness of the Turkmen-Afghan negotiations, which took place during several visits of the Turkmen delegation to Afghanistan, was noted. In this context, the parties emphasized the significant role of the dialogue between the foreign ministries of the two countries in the development of interstate relations.

The ministers also noted the joint work on the construction of a railway from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan. In addition, the need for further intensification of Turkmen-Afghan cooperation in the field of ensuring regional security was noted.

As Meredov emphasized, Turkmenistan is interested in the political and economic stability of Afghanistan, the well-being and unity of the Afghan people.

In this regard, the Turkmen side confirmed that it would continue to provide regular humanitarian support to the Afghan people, based on the principles of good neighborliness and centuries-old friendship.

Following the results of the meetings, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan addressed the media representatives. Stating the positive and constructive nature of the current dialogue, the Foreign Ministers of the two countries summarized the results of the Turkmen-Afghan talks aimed at expanding the multifaceted partnership between Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.

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