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Japan to host conference on reconstructing Afghanistan

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TOKYO, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) — Japan will host a two-day international conference on Afghanistan’s reconstruction started from next Tuesday in Tokyo, officials from the foreign ministry said on Saturday.

Delegates from 24 countries and international organizations will take part in and to hold discussions on the topics of security, economic development and further financial donations for the war-torn country.

Participants will reiterate the necessity of continued international assistance to the country, Japanese media said, adding that Japanese Foreign Minister Masahiko Komura and Afghan Foreign Minister Dadfar Spanta are both scheduled to give speeches at the meeting.

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Written by afghandevnews

February 4, 2008 at 3:35 am

Posted in Aid

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