Delegation of the European Union to Uzbekistan

Federica Mogherini participated in the Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan

28/03/2018 - 11:30
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27 March, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini participated in the Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan: "Peace process, security cooperation and regional connectivity".

27 March, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini participated in the Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan: "Peace process, security cooperation and regional connectivity".

The conference brought together Afghanistan, the five Central Asian countries, the United Nations and other stakeholders to work towards peace, increased security and regional development in Afghanistan and the region, and builds on the successful Kabul Process meeting held at the end of February as well as the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan, held in October 2016.

Topics for discussion at the conference included matters relating to peace and reconciliation, counter terrorism and counter narcotics, as well as regional cooperation.

The High Representative/Vice-President addressed the conference as an Opening speaker.

Link to the Opening Speech's Video: http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?sitelang=en&ref=I153207 

Text of the Opening Speech: https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/uzbekistan/42143/opening-speech-high-representativevice-president-federica-mogherini-tashkent-conference_en

In the margins of the conference, Federica Mogherini  had a number of bilateral meetings, including with the Presidents of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan, as well as several Ministers.

 

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