Ghani Discusses Vital Issues with Saudi Crown Prince
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani discussed a wide-range of topics with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Tuesday, including ongoing security situations and accessibility of the kingdom to Afghan goods.
The talks that happened to be a phone call, the two leaders discussed security issues, counter-terrorism, market access to Afghan goods and Saudi Arabia’s role in regional connectivity.
"We discussed security, counterterrorism, market-access to Afghan goods, and Saudi’s contribution and role in regional connectivity," Ghani said in a tweet Tuesday.
Earlier this evening I spoke via phone with his Highness the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. We discussed security, counterterrorism, market-access to Afghan goods, and Saudi's contribution and role in regional connectivity.
— Ashraf Ghani (@ashrafghani) July 16, 2019
The call comes amid negotiations on Afghan peace, where the Taliban held seven rounds of talks with the United States, and have so far refused to sit on a face-to-face talks with Afghan government.