On July 15, within the framework of meetings in Tashkent, representatives of Uzbekistan, the United States, Afghanistan and Pakistan decided to create a new quadripartite platform for consultations.
“Representatives of Uzbekistan, the United States, Afghanistan and Pakistan have agreed to establish a new quadripartite diplomatic platform aimed at enhancing regional connectivity. The parties believe that long-term peace and stability in Afghanistan is crucial for regional interconnectedness,” the text of the document says.
Recognizing the historic opportunity to further develop efficient international trade routes, the parties hope to work together to expand trade, create transit routes and strengthen business ties.
In addition, the sides agreed to meet in the coming months to determine the terms of this cooperation by mutual consensus.