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28. 1. 2009 11:55

EU Troika –Afghanistan plenary meeting of ministers

Afghanistan Ministerial Troika meeting in Prague on Wednesday would discuss the implementation of Afghanistans democracy agenda.

On 28 January 2009 the EU Troika – Afghanistan meeting of ministers will take place. President of the EU General Affairs and External Relations Council Karel Schwarzenberg, the Commissioner responsible for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, Benita Ferrero-Waldner, and EU special representative for Afghanistan Ettore Francesco Sequi will take part in the meeting. The Afghan delegation will be led by Minister of Foreign Affairs Rangin Dadfar Spanta.

This form of political dialogue takes place regularly once a year. Among other issues, this meeting will address the following: EU-Afghanistan relations, implementation of the Afghanistan Compact and the Afghanistan National Development Strategy, the situation in Afghanistan and regional connections and neighbour relations.

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