Deputy Foreign meets with Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister at the sidelines of the SCO Contact Group Meeting in Moscow

October 10, 2017

MOSCOW - Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai met with Assistant Foreign Minister Li Hui in Moscow one day before the SCO Contact Group to highlight Afghan Government’s high expectations from this meeting and seek China’s support them.

These priorities included Afghanistan’s full membership to the SCO, collective actions against terrorists groups, Afghanistan’s economic integration with the SCO countries and support for peace and reconciliation.

Assistant Foreign Minister Hui highlighted Afghanistan’s importance to China as a neighbor and a strategic cooperative partner and pledged to support Afghanistan’s priorities in the SCO Contact Group meeting including full membership of Afghanistan to the SCO, collective actions against terrorist groups, peace and reconciliation and Afghanistan’s economic integration with the SCO countries.