The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.

Oslo Forum 2022 held in Norway

Norway hosted the Oslo Forum of 2022 held this week on Tuesday and Wednesday, where participants at the annual retreat focused on conflict mediation and peace processes, Afghanistan was also part of the discussion.
In 18th Oslo Forum meeting considered as the most significant security session, five Afghan political figures including two women have been invited to participate. Afghanistan current situation was discussed on first day of the meeting.
According to an Afghan political expert, what is important to be discussed in Oslo Forum is to find a way for stable Afghanistan. The meeting was attended by high-ranking representatives of various countries, the UN and some academic Afghan cadres. The meeting was held in closed-door room with no presence of media outlets.
The Islamic Emirate said it was not aware of the summit.
“Regarding this, the Islamic Emirate was not aware of it. Whenever the results of the meeting come out, we will comment on it,” said Bilal Karimi, deputy spokesman for the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA).
The meeting is held each year to pave the way for peace talks to countries in disputes. In this year’s Oslo Forum, Afghanistan was part of its discussion. Topics for discussion at the meeting included developments in the Middle East, Ukraine, Afghanistan, Yemen, Venezuela and Ethiopia, as well as other conflict areas.
Norway is following a far-regional foreign policy as it’s very interested in using a kind of diplomacy to help countries in conflicts address challenges. The country can be a good mediator in this regard.
It is among countries that has good relations with leaders of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan as it’s in a good and close engagement with the IEA.
Earlier, a delegation of the Islamic Emirate, led by the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amir Khan Muttaqi was invited to the Oslo summit.
After the IEA takeover in mid-August 2021 in Afghanistan, Norway has provided the country with millions in dollar in aid to the needy people of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan is facing with severe drought, economic problems and humanitarian crisis.
This is due in part to the fact that at present a few million people are facing food shortages and, according to international organizations, more than half of Afghanistan’s population is facing famine.
It is worth mentioning that the Oslo Forum was held from June 21 to 22 in Oslo, the capital of Norway, where around 100 conflict mediators, high-level decision-makers, experts and peace process actors from around the world will gather to share their experiences of peace diplomacy and conflict resolution.

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.