Ukraine to open Embassy in Kabul

11:12, 16 July 2007
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Ukraine Foreign Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said that his country will open an embassy in Kabul by the end of the current year, according to Asia Pulse.

Speaking at a joint news conference with his Afghan counterpart Dr. Ragin Dadfar Spanta on Saturday, the Ukrainian FM hoped that friendly relations between the two countries will improve in the future.

The foreign dignitary said that his country will help Afghanistan in the energy, education and reconstruction sectors. Besides, Ukraine will also help Afghanistan in formation of its military.

Speaking on the occasion, Foreign Minister Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta said Ukraine will help Afghanistan in the gas and energy sectors, construction of small water resources, promotion of engineering and other sectors.

Presently, 50 Afghan students are being allowed to get admission in Ukrainian educational institutions under special quota for Afghanistan.

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