(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.