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NATO ministerial meeting to discuss Afghanistan

NATO ministerial meeting to discuss Afghanistan

May 16, 2016 - 18:13

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Foreign ministers of NATOinfo-icon member countries and partners are due to meet on Thursday and Friday at the alliance’s headquarters in the Belgium capital, Brussels.

A NATO media section official in Brussels told Pajhwok Afghan News that NATO foreign ministers will be meeting with their Resolute Support partners and Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani on May 20.

He said Rabbani would brief the meeting participants on the latest security and political situations of Afghanistaninfo-icon. The meeting will take place less than two months before the Warsaw Summit.

“We expect ministers to outline our future support for Afghanistan, along three strands of activities, through our commitment to sustain the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission beyond 2016, to continue to support the financial sustainment of the Afghan security forces through 2020; and to develop a long-term strong political partnership and practical cooperation with Afghanistan.”

The official said NATO Secretary General would hold his pre-ministerial press conference on Wednesday at NATO Headquarters.


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