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Friday June 2nd, 2017
Berlin, June 2nd 2017, Ambassador Jalali presented his assessments of the current Afghan situation during his speech at the German Parliament with government leaders and MPs. The German MPs were interested in first-hand information on Afghanistan’s actual situation. In particular, the attention was drawn to security, the current political mood, the economical diaspora, and the ongoing development in Afghanistan.
This afternoon, Ambassador A. A. Jalali of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Berlin met with Members of the German Parliament and government leaders, which today plays a growing role in shaping Afghanistan’s future. Views were exchanged on Afghanistan-German relations, the friendly exchanges and cooperation in various fields.
The MPs and officials were glad to see the great development in the field of media, health, cultural and educational exchanges in recent years and the benefits to peoples of Afghanistan. Many sectors have improved, despite potential growth of the economy is challenged by security, said the Ambassador.
During the meeting, Ambassador Jalali strongly condemned recent barbaric terrorist attacks on Afghan Nationals and our Allies. “Terrorism is a global problem, not an Afghan one. Developing and delivering counter-terrorism strategy involves all parts of the international community acting together and taking a joined-up approach to dealing with this complex and wide-ranging threat”.
Afghanistan faces a continuing threat from extremists who believe they can advance their aims by committing acts of terrorism here in Afghanistan and against our interests abroad. Such terrorist attacks will not weaken the will and determination of Afghans and our partners.
The meeting was a follow-up visit by Ambassador Jalali with the Members of the German Parliament. Ambassador Jalali was accompanied by senior Afghan diplomats to the Parliament.