Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Jan. 11
By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend:
Ashgabat has held political consultations between Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Turkmen government said in its statement on Jan.11.
The Afghan delegation was headed by Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Ershad Ahmadi.
"During the talks the parties reaffirmed their mutual commitment to further strengthening of bilateral dialogue, discussed the situation in the region, the development priorities of the Turkmen-Afghan cooperation in various fields, including between the foreign ministries," the information said.
It is also reported that during the talks, it was stressed that Turkmenistan, guided by the principles of good neighbourliness, humanism and solidarity, intends to continue to provide practical assistance to the brotherly country and participate actively in the international community's efforts to rebuild Afghanistan.
Translated by M.L.