AT-KABUL: Terming Kabul’s relations with neighboring countries as the top priority of the Afghan government, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said the other day that Kabul has maintained good relations with neighboring countries including India and is going towards positive direction in this regard.
A statement emailed by the Presidential Palace (Arg) said that president told this in a video call with Afghanistan’s ambassadors in Iran, China, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
The source said that the foreign minister, Salahuddin Rabbani, and the ministry’s political advisor Hikmat Karzai were present on the occasion.
The president directed the foreign minister and Afghan ambassadors to struggle for promoting relations with Afghanistan’s neighbors.
Ghani during his talks acknowledged the ambassador about his upcoming trip to India and Iran, and said he would soon invite the president of Tajikistan to visit Afghanistan.
The president directed the foreign minister to prepare a mechanism to finalize agreements signed with the neighboring countries.
Ghani said that Afghanistan was not and would not pose any threat to any neighboring country.
He called on the ambassadors to bring reforms in Afghanistan’s embassies. He also urged the officials to pay all out efforts for promoting interests of Afghanistan.