Qatar and Turkey have entered into an agreement on the management of Kabul International Airport with representatives of the interim government created by the radical Taliban movement that seized power in Afghanistan, according to the Afghan agency Pajhwok citing the Qatari Foreign Ministry, Report informs.
The deal is about the management and use of certain parts of the Kabul airport, as well as a certain number of other key issues. Other details of the agreement are not revealed.
Earlier, the Turkish Foreign Ministry confirmed that Ankara and Doha had agreed to jointly protect the territory of the Kabul airport, but continued negotiations on a number of related issues. It was reported that financial and legal issues remained uncoordinated.
The runway and airport terminals of the Afghan capital were badly damaged due to the chaos that reigned in the airport during the evacuation of mainly Western citizens and Afghans who collaborated with them after the Taliban seized power in the country in 2021, as well as due to terror attack that happened near it on August 26. Since the end of August, technicians from Qatar and Turkey have been helping to get the airport up and running.