Cease-fire is necessary for creation of appropriate conditions for peace talks in Afghanistan, Hamdullah Mohib, Afghanistan’s National Security Adviser stated.
Speaking at the international conference in New Delhi, the statesman noted the importance of restoration of long-term peace and interest of population of the country in this problem, as «Afghanistan.Ru» informs.
«The first and the most important thing is that peace should prevail in our country for a long, – the adviser stated. – People still wish that there will come a day when they can send children to school and visit their relatives without constant fear of becoming a victim of terrorism».
Hamdullah Mohib expressed hope that the armistice with the armed opposition will serve as means of acceleration of peace process as the Afghani people and the government will be convinced that the Taliban are not only really adhered to restoration of peace, but also will be able fulfil terms of agreement.
In June, 2019 the delegation of Afghanistan led by Hamdullah Mohib, Afghanistan’s National Security Adviser made a working visit to Turkmenistan. During the meeting in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, members of the Afghani delegation expressed a gratitude to the President of Turkmenistan for promotion of international initiatives on settlement of the state in the neighbouring country by a peaceful way and also for assistance in its social and economic restoration.
President Berdimuhamedov, speaking on January 14 at the forum «Turkmenistan and international organisations: cooperation for peace and development» in Ashgabat, emphasised the importance of support to reconciliation processes in Afghanistan.
– Turkmenistan is ready to provide all conditions for adjustment of a peaceful dialogue in Afghanistan, – the president said.
– There was no alternative to the negotiation process. All previous experience has shown that force methods were counterproductive and had no prospects, – Berdimuhamedov underlined.