Muttaqi, Cavusoglu confer on girls’ education

KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan and Turkish foreign ministers have exchanged views on the current situation in Afghanistan, a media report said on Thursday. Amir Khan Muttaqi and Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke over the telephone, the Anadolu Agency reported, citing information from the foreign ministry in Ankara.
Muttaqi wished President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who recently tested positive for the Omicron variant of Covid-19, a speedy recovery. The acting foreign minister also thanked Turkey for sending a special charity train carrying 750 tonnes of emergency aid to Afghanistan. Cavusoglu called for the establishment of a government with broad participation of all factions for stability in Afghanistan.
“We are particularly concerned about the news regarding the disappearance of some women activists in Afghanistan,” the Turkish minister was quoted as saying. On the importance of girls’ education, he said: “We are following the positive steps taken in Afghanistan in this regard.” Separately, Cavusoglu discussed with his Uzbek counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov bilateral relations and the situation in Afghanistan.