By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar spoke with Chinese Ambassador to Kabul Wang Yu about expanding bilateral relations and holding the next round of peace talks in Turkey, according to a MoFA statement. The Foreign Minister first praised China’s determination to expand relations and continued cooperation between the two countries in various fields, including the peace process and the development of economic and security relations. FM tmar emphasized the importance of friendly relations between the two countries and China ‘s important role in the region, and spoke about China’ s effective role in the regional consensus to support the success of the Afghan peace talks, according to statement. The Chinese Ambassador reassured his country’s full support for the Afghan peace process. The two sides then discussed the agenda of the Turkish Peace Summit, the composition of the participants and national and international expectations from this important meeting. According to another report, Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar met yesterday with Turkish Ambassador to Kabul. FM Atmer thanked the Turkish Foreign Minister for attending the Ninth Conference of Foreign Ministers of the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process and Ankara’s continued support to the Government and people of Afghanistan in various fields. The two sides then discussed preparations for the next round of peace talks in Turkey, the possible date and agenda, the composition of the delegations, participants from the international community, and expectations from the Turkish summit. It was also decided to continue coordination meetings in this regard, according to the statement.