Deputy Foreign Minister leads Saudi delegation to Afghanistan Conference

April 27, 2013

Vice Foreign Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz led the Saudi delegation to the Third Conference on Afghanistan in Almaty, Kazakhstan yesterday. In his address, Prince Abdulaziz confirmed the Kingdom’s support for regional and international efforts to counter violence and terrorism in Afghanistan, in order to give Afghans an opportunity to live in peace and stability.

Afterwards, Prince Abdulaziz and Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul signed a general agreement for cooperation in the economic, commercial, investment, scientific, education, technical, cultural, and sporting fields. Prince Abdulaziz held separate meetings with Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Dawood Oglu, Kazakh Foreign Minister Arleen Idrisov, and Director General for Political Affairs at the British Foreign Office Baroness Warsi.