[T]he only country that has proven strong and effective in establishing peace and stability in Libya and Syria…is Turkey. Turkey played a significant role in ending the Armenian occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh, ensured continuing cease-fires in Syria and Libya, and Afghanistan is an issue of interest for the country.
Turkey did not withdraw its offer to ensure the security of Kabul airport that it had made at the start of the U.S. withdrawal process from Afghanistan….
Erdoğan further added that the some 600 Turkish soldiers in Afghanistan were never a combatant force and that Turkey exerted efforts for Afghanistan’s stability as a NATO and Resolute Support Mission member. He also noted that Turkey’s presence in Afghanistan would give the new government an upper hand in the international arena.
Another significant point was that Erdoğan signaled a bilateral agreement could be struck with Afghanistan just as with Libya.