Afghanistan - Reopening of Austrian Embassy in Kabul in Discussion

Diplomacy ♦ Published: December 14, 2018; 18:46 ♦ (Vindobona)

At about the same time as the drama about the 16-year-old girl killed by a 17-year-old Afghan in her childrens' room in Steyr took its course in Austria, H.E. Idrees Zaman Deputy Foreign Minister of Afghanistan and Austria's Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl met to discuss the reopening of the Austrian Embassy in Kabul, visa issues and other issues of mutual interest.

Idrees Zaman (right), Deputy Foreign Minister of Afghanistan, met with Karin Kneissl / Picture: © Embassy of Afghanistan in Vienna

H.E. Mr. Idrees Zaman, Deputy Foreign Minister of Afghanistan (official name of the country: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan), met with Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl at the sidelines of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Milan.

In this meeting, both sides had discussions on issues of mutual interest, including Austrian’s long and sustainable support to the government of…