Turkey will host a regional conference on Afghanistan in Istanbul at the beginning of November, according to an official statement Tuesday. The statement was released after Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu hosted a working breakfast for representatives from countries neighboring and surrounding Afghanistan. Ministers from Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Iran, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as well as United Nations (UN) Special Representative for Afghanistan Staffan De Mistura attended the meeting. The officials agreed to organize a conference on Afghanistan in Istanbul on November 2 while reaffirming their respect to Afghanistan's sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity.