US special representative on Afghan peace process Zalmay Khalilzad discussed Afghan peace process with Uzbek officials during an official meeting in Tashkent.


US special representative on Afghan peace process Zalmay Khalilzad discussed Afghan peace process with Uzbek officials during an official meeting in Tashkent.
On Friday, Mr Khalilzad twitted that he has met Uzbek president Shavkat Mirziyoyev as well as Foreign Minister Abdul Aziz Kamilov and discussed critical role region can play on peace in Afghanistan.

“We discussed critical role region plays in achieving and sustaining peace, and in accelerated regional integration afterwards,” he twitted.
US special representative also thanked Uzbekistan for support of Afghan peace process and offer to host intra-Afghan dialogue in the future.

This comes as an Uzbek delegation had already told president Ghani that Uzbekistan is ready to host direct talks between Taliban and the Afghan government.


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