The President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, will travel to Tashkent to attend a High-Level Conference on Central and South Asia, Regional Connections sources confirmed.
Based on sources, the Uzbek capital will host the conference on July 15-16, in the presence of Uzbekistan’s President, Shavkat Miziyoye.
Merwais Nab, Deputy Foreign Minister, confirmed that Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will attend a High-Level international conference on Central and South Asia in Tashkent in mid-July.
The meeting focuses on policies and security and brings together the deputy foreign ministers of Central Asian countries and Afghanistan, as well as the Deputy Secretary General of the European External Action Service.
This came as 53 Afghan troops and allied militia fighters fled into Uzbekistan after Taliban attacked a border checkpoint in districts of Afghanistan.
President Ghani also talked on a telephone call with his Tajikistani counterpart Imam Ali Rahman yesterday. Both discussed the issue of Afghans who have recently fled into that country due to violation escalated by the Taliban. President Ghani thanked President Imam Ali Rahman for demonstrating goodwill and letting the suffering Afghan families in. Ashraf Ghani assured his peer to address the problem soon.