Afghan, Uzbek officials meet on ties-Xinhua

Afghan, Uzbek officials meet on ties

Source: Xinhua| 2022-06-20 14:32:44|Editor: huaxia

KABUL, June 20 (Xinhua) -- Acting Deputy Prime Minister of Afghan caretaker government Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar has met Abdulaziz Kamilov, Uzbekistan national security council advisor and special representative of the President for foreign policy, Baradar office said on Monday.

The meeting held on Sunday "focused on bilateral relations between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan, Afghanistan's ties with the international community, the early launch of major economic projects, and cooperation between the two countries," it said in a statement.

The statement quoted Kamilov as saying that the Taliban-led caretaker government's rule in Afghanistan opened a new chapter in relations between the two neighboring countries.

"It is gratifying to see that, through these relations, joint talks are being held on Afghanistan's economic reconstruction and strengthening its economic systems," Kamilov said.

Kamilov added that Uzbekistan will host an international conference on Afghanistan in July, to which a high-level representative of the Afghan caretaker government will also be invited.

At the end of the meeting, Baradar emphasized strengthening relations between the two countries and hoped for its further enrichment and development, according to the statement.