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Turkey to open consulates in Herat, Kandahar cities


Monitoring Desk

HERAT CITY: Turkey will open its consulates in western Herat and southern Kandahr City until the end of the ongoing year, the country’s envoy said.

Ambassador Oguzhan Ertugrul, who arrived here, held a meeting with the Herat governor and discussed with him issues of mutual interest.

The envoy said the opening of diplomatic missions in Herat and Kandahar would help further cement relations between the two countries.

Governor Mohammad Asif Rahimi termed the opening of Turkish consulates a positive step in promoting relations between two countries. The diplomatic office in Herat would help resolve visa related issues of local people, he added.

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