Monday, February 4, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The spokesperson of the ministry of foreign affairs of Afghanistan told a press conference that three Afghans were killed in Syria.
Reports also exist that the US has prevented Afghanistan from buying of Iranian petroleum products.
Janan Mosazai the spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry giving details with respect to the killing of three Afghans in Syria said that the Afghan embassy in Jordan that is taking care of Afghanistan’s relations with Syria informed the foreign ministry that three Afghans have lost their lives in the current crisis in Syria.
The conflict in Syria has been going on for the past two years and so far hundreds of Syrians were killed.
Around 2,000 Afghan refugees are living in Syria.
He added that the US has not prevented Afghanistan from buying Iranian petroleum products.
He stressed that Afghanistan as an independent country has managed US-Iranian relations in balanced manners.
He also talked on the visit of Foreign Minister of Afghanistan to Germany and his talks with the ministers of foreign affairs and defense of Germany.
He noted that Afghan foreign minister has welcomed the decision of the German parliament over extension of German forces stay for another one year in Afghanistan.
He also informed the media over the meeting of Afghan foreign minister with foreign minister of Qatar and deputy foreign minister of Saudi Arabia.
He also informed the media of establishment of the Mongolian embassy in Kabul in the near future and the tri-partite London meeting and said that this meeting will be held at the level of foreign ministers, national security advisors, senior military and intelligence authorities and the leaders of the three countries in London today.