Follow up to Tashkent Conference at Embassy of Uzbekistan in Washington


Afghanistan and Uzbekistan embassies in Washington hosted an event on April 5th on the results and conclusions from the Tashkent international conference held last month.  Representatives from around 20 countries and organizations attended the conference and members emphasized the success of the Afghan peace process, security cooperation, and regional connectivity. At the event Afghan Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib, Uzbek Ambassador Javlon Vakhabov, Lisa Curtis Senior Director for South and Central Asia at the National Security Council (NSC), Chief of Asian Affairs Justine Colbert, Henry Ensher Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, and many other US government officials and experts participated in discussions.

All parts emphasized on the implementation of Tashkent conference conclusions, peace and regional connectivity and security in Afghanistan. All sides, on behalf of their countries, announced their support from Tashkent summit and shared their thoughts for better results.

Ambassador Mohib emphasized that the Afghan government is committed to reaching the goals of the Tashkent conference. He also talked about the success and efficiency of new US policy for south Asia and thanked Uzbekistan for its efforts for peace and security in Afghanistan.