President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on Sunday called the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) countries to provide urgent humanitarian assistance to the Afghan people.
The Turkmen leader made such appeal on the XV Summit of heads of ECO countries, holding in Ashgabat within the framework of the Turkmen presidency in the organization.
The Turkmen leader emphasized the actuality of participation of Afghanistan in the economic processes, which makes it an active actor, a valuable integral participant in the economic partnership.
According to the head of the state, Turkmenistan sees in this a strategic perspective for Afghanistan, its role in regional and global processes, the most important condition for achieving peace, harmony and development on Afghan land.
“I am convinced that in this difficult period we must provide urgent and effective humanitarian assistance to the Afghan people,” said the President of Turkmenistan.
In the ECO Summit participated the presidents of Iran, Pakistan, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.