Turkish authorities are open to cooperation with the Taliban.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a statement to that effect. According to him, Turkey welcomes the вЂњmoderateвЂќ statements of the movement.
Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey would continue to support economic development, stability, peace, and tranquility in Afghanistan. He also noted that the authorities are preparing for a meeting with representatives of the militants.