Ismatulla Irgashev takes part in the conference on Afghanistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- On 8 November 2018, a delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan led by Special Representative of the President for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev participated in the International Conference “Joint Vision for Afghanistan”, which held in the European Parliament in Brussels.

The conference was attended by deputies of the European Parliament, representatives of the European Commission, the media and diplomatic missions accredited to the EU, Belgium and other international organizations.

The forum participants discussed issues of security, peace and state-building, international assistance for the development of Afghanistan, reconstruction and regional cooperation.

The deputy of the European Parliament, the chairman of the delegation on relations with Afghanistan Petras Aushtrevicius made a welcoming speech.

In his speech, the head of our delegation focused on the results of the international high-level conference held on 26-27 March 2018 in Tashkent, and the special Declaration adopted by consensus. It was noted that Uzbekistan has consistently strengthened bilateral relations with Afghanistan, is actively implementing a number of infrastructure projects that are crucial for the socio-economic development of the country.

Ismatulla Irgashev paid separate attention to the initiatives of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to facilitate the launch of the inter-Afghan political process and to train personnel for a peaceful Afghanistan.

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