Karzai meets Turkish foreign minster

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Former president of Afghanistan meets Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Turkey’s capital Ankara on Monday.

Çavuşoğlu on Twitter shared a photo from his meeting with Karzai, saying: “Our solidarity with Afghan people and support for the stability of Afghanistan will continue.”

During his trip to Turkey, Mr. Karzai has also met with a number of Afghan politicians in Turkey including Mohammad Mohaqeq and Abdul Karim Khalili.

Turkey maintained its embassy in Afghanistan after Western countries withdrew following the Taliban takeover, and has urged those countries to step up engagement Turkey maintained its embassy in Afghanistan after Western countries withdrew following the Taliban takeover, and has urged those countries to step up engagement.

The country said to fully work with the Taliban only if they form a more inclusive administration.

Ankara also called on the Taliban-led interim government in Afghanistan to allow girls of all ages to attend school after the decision to suspend education for female students after the sixth grade.—Aghanstan times