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Conference on Afghanistan in Paris will collect representatives of 67 countries

Delegations from 67 countries and representatives of 17 organisations will take part in the International conference in support of Afghanistan which will pass on Thursday in Paris, informs the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France.

the Conference as which co-chairmen act France, Afghanistan and the United Nations, will be opened by presidents of two countries Nicolas Sarkozy and Hamid Karzai, and also the secretary general of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon. Russia will be presented by the first deputy of the Minister for Foreign Affairs Andrey Deniss.

" the MTG Purpose in Paris - once again to declare political and financial support of restoration of the country from the international community. 2 it will be a question of revision of the purposes and forms of activity of donors within the limits of consideration " the Afghani agreement " accepted at conference in LDN in 2006 " - the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France is SPK on a site.

Conference will give the chance to the Afghani government to present to the international community Strategy of national development on 2008 - 2013 which should help the countries - to donors to distribute the help for the blessing of the population of Afghanistan better, specifies the French diplomatic department.

On the eve of a forum the American state secretary Condoleeza Rice has declared to journalists that the USA the next two years will allocate about 10 billion dollars for support of security and the help to the population of Afghanistan.

Denisov has informed News that Russia within the limits of conference intends to bring up a question on cooperation adjustment between the Organization of the Contract on collective security (ODKB) and the NATO under the decision of the Afghani problems.

One of the most complicated problems which the international community tries to solve in Afghanistan - drug-dealing. So, in 2007, by United Nations estimations, under opijnyj a poppy in this country it has been sowed 193 thousand hectares of farmland, and the opium crop has made 8,2 thousand tons. In the world the Afghani origin has 93 % of opium.

Among other questions which will be the focus of attention a forum in Paris - a security problem in Afghanistan and threat of terrorism starting with the country.