The US Secretary of State and his Qatari counterpart discussed cooperation in resuming flights from Kabul and meeting the economic and humanitarian needs of the Afghan people.
The US State Department said that the conversation between Anthony Blinken and Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani took place by telephone on Tuesday, the 5th of Aquarius.
The two sides stressed the need for a speedy resumption of transit flights from Kabul and to meet the economic and humanitarian needs of the Afghan people.
Meanwhile, Turkish media reported on Monday, quoting diplomatic sources, that Turkey and Qatar had reached a preliminary agreement with Taliban officials on the security of Kabul airport.
According to sources, Turkey, Qatar and Taliban representatives have agreed on a security framework for Kabul airport, but trilateral talks are ongoing on funding and several other issues.
The source added that the Taliban want to ensure the safety of those who carry out operations in and around Kabul airport. The Taliban are said to have opposed the case.
According to the Qatari state news agency, a Taliban delegation will travel to Doha next week to discuss with Turkish and Qatari officials the regulation of Kabul airport.
Taliban government officials have not yet commented on the new development, but have previously said they are in talks with Turkey and Qatar about activating five airports, including Kabul.