No: 213, 18 November 2009, Press Release Regarding the Visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu to Afghanistan

H.E. Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will pay a visit to Afghanistan on 19 December 2009 on the occasion of the inauguration ceremony of President Hamid Karzai for his second term.

Turkey is confident that the stability and the social and political harmony of Afghanistan will grow stronger during the second term of President Hamid Karzai.

Considering peace and well-being of Afghanistan as her own, Turkey will resolutely continue her contributions in the coming period aimed at raising the prosperity and security of the Afghan people with whom she enjoys historical ties of friendship.

The visit of Foreign Minister Mr. Davutoğlu will re-emphasize our support for the development, stability and security efforts of Afghanistan, to which Turkey contributes with its most comprehensive assistance program.