UAE welcomes US initiative to assist Afghan people


The UAE has hailed a US initiative to establish a fund to meet the needs of the Afghan people and contribute to strengthening economic stability in the country.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said that the UAE welcomes the United States' recent announcement to set up a professionally-run fund to manage $3.5 billion of Afghan Central Bank reserves.

It also reiterated its support for all international efforts aimed at achieving stability and prosperity in Afghanistan, and facilitating ways to meet the needs of the Afghan people.

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