Friday, 07, May, 2021

Uzbekistan welcomes the announcement in Afghanistan of a three-day ceasefire on the occasion of the holy holiday of Eid al-Adha, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

“We express the hope that a ceasefire on these blessed days will facilitate the launch of peaceful inter-Afghan talks,” the statement added. "Uzbekistan calls on all Afghan parties to show wisdom and a constructive approach to achieving this noble goal for the sake of a peaceful future for the country."

For its part, Uzbekistan will further strengthen the ties of friendship and good-neighborliness with the people of Afghanistan, in every possible way support the inter-Afghan political process and provide comprehensive assistance in building a peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan.

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