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Japan, Egypt share concerns over Afghan situation

  • August 17, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 12:55 a.m.
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Tokyo, Aug. 16 (Jiji Press)–Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry, shared concerns on Monday over the situation in Afghanistan after the Taliban took control of its capital, Kabul.


At their meeting in Cairo, the two ministers agreed that Japan and Egypt will work closely to prevent Afghanistan from becoming a further destabilizing factor.


Speaking after the meeting, Motegi called on all parties concerned in Afghanistan to restore public security and order and protect human lives and property.


Motegi was visiting Egypt on the first leg of his Middle Eastern tour.

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