Holding of the “Kabul Process” Preparation and Coordination Meeting

May 17, 2017

KABUL – The preparation and coordination meeting for the purpose of exploring the objectives and prospects of the “Kabul Process” meeting, headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Hikmat Khalil Karzai and participated by Ambassadors and representatives of the friendly countries held this afternoon in the Storai Palace of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  The Kabul Process is going to be held on June 6, 2017 in Kabul.

According to decision of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the “Kabul Process” meeting will held in Kabul with participation of the Republic of Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, the People’s Republic of China, Islamic Republic of Iran, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Republic of India, Republic of Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, State of Qatar, United States of America, Kingdom of Great Britain, Federal Republic of Germany, Kingdom of Norway, Canada, United Nations Organization and the European Union to discuss on the peace, security and counterterrorism issues.

The “Kabul Process” is the supplement of the meetings and mechanism, holding for the purpose of peace consolidation and combating security threats which focuses on Afghanistan.

At the meeting of the Kabul Process, the common security threats faced to Afghanistan, region and the world will be discussed and finding solutions and drawing its cooperation mechanism, removing the threats through political and military means, attracting cooperation and the effective role of the regional and international partners of Afghanistan in the peace process with armed opposition will be consulted with concerned countries.