Italy Continues its Assistance to Afghanistan

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met with Italian Minister of Defense Ms. Elisabetta Trenta in his office at the Sepidar Palace.

Thanking the Italian Defense Minister for her visit to Afghanistan, the Chief Executive appreciated Italy’s assistance to Afghanistan in various fields, especially to the armed forces of the country.

The Chief Executive presented a clear picture of security situation in Afghanistan and called for the continued presence and increase of Italian aid to Afghanistan.

Thanking the Afghan government and people, Ms. Trenta expressed her satisfaction on positive changes in Afghanistan and assured of her country's continued assistance to Afghanistan. Ms. Trenta also praised victims of the Afghan armed forces in combating terrorism and defense of the country.

The latest political developments, parliamentary and presidential elections and the effective ways of counter-terrorism were discussed at the meeting.