Thursday, 27 June 2019 06:51 GMT

Azerbaijan’s role in stabilising Afghanistan lauded

(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KABUL (Pajhwok): A Trump administration official has commended Azerbaijan€™s contribution to efforts for peace and security in Afghanistan.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs George Kent said they lauded Azerbaijani€™s role in enhancing security in the region.

The Trend news agency quoted him as saying the objective behind his visit to Baku was to expand relations between the two countries.

A contingent of Azerbaijan€™s military personnel recently deployed to Afghanistan in support of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission.

Currently, 120 servicemen of the Azerbaijani army are part of the NATO mission in the conflict-devastated country.

Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said on Wednesday his country continued to support international operations in Afghanistan.


Azerbaijan’s role in stabilising Afghanistan lauded

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