The Afghan Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday that the third meeting of foreign ministers of regional countries on Afghanistan, scheduled to be held in the last days of March, will be held in China.
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The deputy spokesman for the Afghan Foreign Ministry, Hafiz Zia Ahmad, reported on his Twitter account that the acting Foreign Minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, held a meeting with the Chinese ambassador to his country, Wang Yu, in which In addition to reviewing various issues on the bilateral agenda, they discussed the next regional meeting on Afghanistan in China.
In this sense, the Afghan official stated that: “The meeting focused on improving relations between the two countries, political and economic issues, as well as the convening and participation in the regional meeting of foreign ministers to be held in China. at the end of this month.”
Today Chinese Ambassador to Kabul Mr. Wang Yu called on Foreign Minister Mawlawi Amir Khan Muttaqi.
The meeting focused on enhanced relations between both countries, political & economic issues as well as the agreeing & participation in the regional foreign ministers’ pic.twitter.com/cX6iQhfV2g
— Hafiz Zia Ahmad (@HafizZiaAhmad1)
March 8, 2022
Similarly, Ahmad added that Acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, who has been in office since September 2021, “would attend the meeting and expressed his optimism about a favorable outcome for Afghanistan.”
Prior to the meeting, the Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, announced that his country is preparing to ensure this important event. At the same time, the minister assured that China is willing to support stability and security in the region.
The first meeting organized by Pakistan last September brought together the six corresponding foreign ministers from Iran, China, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.
Then, the second meeting held in Iran, the month after the previous one, the officials agreed to issue a joint statement and called for the need to form an inclusive government in Afghanistan.