Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad Visits Tajikistan

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Dushanbe, Tajikistan, June 28, 2019 – Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad traveled to Tajikistan to meet with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Sirojidin Muhriddin, Minister of Interior Ramazon Rahimzoda, and Chairman of the State Committee for National Security General-Lieutenant Saymumin Yatimov.

During his meetings, ‎Special Representative Khalilzad noted the role Tajikistan is playing in Afghanistan and underscored the importance of a regional approach to bring all Afghan parties to the negotiating table.  He highlighted that the United States remains committed to facilitating a political settlement between the Afghan government and the Taliban that ensures Afghanistan never serves as a platform for international terrorism again.