Afghanistan to Expand Cooperation with Azerbaijan

Politics Materials 19 November 2008 14:38 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 19 November / Trend corr. D.Khatinoglu/ Afghanistan intends to expand cooperation with Azerbaijan. Afghan Foreign Minister Rangin Dadfar Spanta will visit Baku on 16 December in order to discuss the prospects of cooperation, Secretary of the Afghanistan Foreign Ministry Najm Pur said to Trend in a telephone conversation from Kabul on 19 November.

Spanta intends to discuss in Baku the regional cooperation to restore peace and stability in Afghanistan, as well as Azerbaijan's peacekeeping activity in Afghanistan and its potential to invest in Afghanistan's economy, Pur said.    

There are 90 Azerbaijani peacekeepers operating in Afghanistan within the International Security Assistance Force. They patrol Kabul.

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