The Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on Friday and discussed various issues.


The Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on Friday and discussed various issues.
The two sides discussed security cooperation, the fight against terrorism, an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace process and cultural ties, the presidential palace said in a statement.

President Ghani said Turkey and Afghanistan share mutual religious and cultural values and friendly ties.
He praised Turkey’s cooperation in the fields of security, education and economy, especially in terms of training women police officers.

Turkey has trained 5,397 Afghan police officers since 2001, when the first police training agreement was signed between the two countries, Ankara’s diplomat said.


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