KABUL: A delegation of the Islamic Emirate, led by the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amir Khan Muttaqi held talks with the Turkish officials over pending deals on technical affairs of Kabul and other major airports in Afghanistan.
Muttaqi met with the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and discussed a range of issues, including the Afghan airports. The two sides agreed to resolve the remaining issues in the near future, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said.
“The two sides talked on Kabul Airport and other Afghan International Airports, assessing provisions of the contract that needed further discussions, pledging that both countries, including Qatar, would work on solving outstanding issues through technical discussions at the earliest,” the Foreign Ministry said.
Meanwhile, the Islamic Emirate’s acting Minister of Information and Culture, Khairullah Khairkhwa, was quoted by Turkey’s Daily Sabah as saying that they are close to forging an agreement with Doha and Ankara is close. “Turkey and Qatar and the Afghan government have been nearing an agreement, so hopefully in the near future it will be finalized,” he said.