Tuesday, 21 September 2021 09:14 GMT

Uzbekistan offers humanitarian support to Afghanistan


(MENAFN) On Tuesday, Sep. 14 Uzbekistan’s Foreign Ministry stated that the country has provided humanitarian support to bordering Afghanistan to help the Afghan people beat the results of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as avert a probable humanitarian and food catastrophe.

It noted that the support, comprising provisions, other essential goods, medicines, clothing and footwear, was delivered in a ceremonial conducted in the Afghan frontier town of Hairaton.

The press service of Uzbekistan’s Foreign Ministry stated that the official envoy of the interim administration of Afghanistan declared by the Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid, "on behalf of the entire Afghan people, expressed deep gratitude to President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev for the great attention, support and solidarity shown in these difficult times for the country."

Mirziyoyev noted previously in September that Uzbekistan was prepared for talks with the Taliban movement in Afghanistan, and that they have been in touch everyday.


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