Afghanistan FM tests positive for Covid-19

TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) – The Afghan Foreign Minister announced that despite his trip to Istanbul, he had held a virtual meeting with his Turkish and Pakistani counterparts due to his positive Corona virus test.

Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar attended a virtual meeting with his Turkish and Pakistani counterparts in Istanbul.

He had been scheduled to hold a trilateral meeting with Foreign ministers of Pakistan and Turkey, however, the meeting was held virtually after he tested positive for the Covid-19.

“Regretfully I tested positive for Covid-19 & had to attend the T/L Meeting virtually. Immensely grateful to H.E @MevlutCavusoglu and my hosts for providing all the medical treatment & care while also ensuring successful convening of our much anticipated trilateral meeting”, Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammed Haneef Atmar said in his Twitter account.

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