KABUL: The US and Islamic Emirate Officials reached an agreement over provision of humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday.
The statement said that the direct talks held between the representative of the Islamic Emirate and US officials reflected hopes for return of diplomatic ties to a normal level in the near future.
Earlier, a high-level delegation of the Islamic Emirate left Kabul for Doha to discuss some controversial issues with the American officials.
“Detail discussion on various issues held with US side in Doha in a good atmosphere,” the statement read.
The US side agreed on providing humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan and pledged to facilitate other welfare organizations in offering humanitarian aid to the people of Afghanistan.
“The Islamic Emirate welcomed humanitarian aid and pledged to cooperate with welfare organizations in distribution of aid and ensuring transparency,” the statement added. “The travel process of foreigners would also be facilitated in a transparent mode.”
A spokesman for the U.S. Department of State, Ned Price said that the U.S. officials discussed security, counter-terrorism concerns, safe evacuation of US and Afghan nationals, human rights, meaningful participation of all walks of life with the Taliban delegation.