Netherlands, Turkish Foreign Minster discuss Afghanistan


Turkey, 3rd September 2021 (TDI): The Foreign Minister of the Netherland, Sigrid Kaag, meets with Turkey’s Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara. The meeting revolved around the developing situation in Afghanistan. They talked about planning and executing a safe passage for the evacuation of Dutch nationals and Afghan delegates from Afghanistan. They acknowledged that the only way to peace and stability in Afghanistan is to establish an inclusive government, a government that would bid with international norms and values. An Afghani government would respect and provide basic human rights to the people of Afghanistan and protect the rights of women and girls.

The Foreign Minister of the Netherlands, Sigrid Kaag, affirmed that the Netherlands would continue to provide support to the people of Afghanistan in the time of crises as humanitarian help. The Minster offered Netherland’s support to Turkey in its tireless efforts to reopen the Kabul airport along with help of Qatar and other partners.

The Minster discussed Turkish-Dutch relations and ways to strengthen their NATO Alliances and bilateral relations to increase engagement in diverse fields.


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