Deputy Foreign Minister Meets with Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary of U.S

December 4, 2017

KABUL – Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai met with the Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary of the United States for South and Central Asian Affairs, Alice G. Wells, in his office.

Mrs. Alice called the successful holding of the 7th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process a major achievement for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the government of Afghanistan.

Mr. Karzai described this conference as a forum for dialogue among countries to establish a regional consensus and achieve a positive outcome.

In the meeting, the two sides discussed and exchanged views on a wide range of issues, including summit of SCO member countries in Sochi, importance of holding timely and transparent parliamentary and presidential elections; Peace Process; upcoming Kabul Process; upcoming International Contact Group meeting on Afghanistan and fighting terrorism.