Video-conference of representatives of Central Asia, the European Union and Afghanistan

28.05.2020 19:17

On May 28, 2020, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Muzaffar Huseinzoda took part in the video-conference of the Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Central Asia, the European Union and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

During the conversation, issues of joint efforts to address COVID-19 and possible mechanisms of cooperation to reduce its economic consequences in the Central Asian region and Afghanistan were discussed. Helga Schmid, Secretary General of the European External Relations Service, spoke about the role of the EU in addressing the immediate needs and mitigating the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The heads of delegations also discussed preparations for the next meetings in the framework of cooperation between Central Asia and the EU and other issues of mutual interest.