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Afghanistan, Pakistan and China Agree to Promote Cooperation

Afghanistan, Pakistan and China Agree to Promote Cooperation

KABUL - The three sides also agreed to strengthen ties and discussed strategic projects and how to boost them.
Afghanistan, Pakistan and China have agreed to support the peaceful reconstruction and economic development of Afghanistan, Pakistan Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.
According to the statement the three sides also agreed to further strengthen relations and to promote cooperation among the three countries within the “Belt and Road” and the Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA) frameworks.
The second China-Afghanistan-Pakistan (CAP) Practical Cooperation Dialogue was held in Kabul from September 26 to 27, 2017, Pakistan foreign office said.
The three sides held discussions on the objectives, principles, areas of trilateral practical cooperation and identified specific projects, and agreed to boost coordination towards their implementation, the statement said.
According to statement the three sides agreed that the next round of dialogue will be held in Islamabad. The exact dates will be finalized through diplomatic channels.
The dialogue was chaired by Mustafa Aria, Director General of Development Cooperation from the Ministry of Finance of Afghanistan, and was attended by Xiao Qian, Director General of the Asian Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China and Mansoor Ahmad Khan, Director General of the Afghanistan Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan.
Meanwhile Nasir Ahmad Andisha, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Afghanistan met with the heads of the three delegations. (Tolonews)