Ambassador İsmail Aramaz,
NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan (F)
May 31, 2017
On May 31, 2017, Ambassador İsmail Aramaz, NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan (F), addressed GRF members at a roundtable meeting. In his speech entitled “The Regional and Global Implications of the Situation in Afghanistan” Ambassador Aramaz assessed the new role of NATO under the “Resolute Support” Mission, highlighting the historical dimension of the Turkish-Afghan bilateral relationship. As Ambassador Aramaz elaborated on the structural problems in Afghanistan today, he noted that the resolution of the border dispute with Pakistan is the Sine Qua Non for a sustainable solution in the country. Following his speech, the Ambassador answered the participants’ questions.