TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani exchanged views about a range of issues, including ways to boost bilateral relations between the two neighboring countries.

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During the meeting, held in Kabul on Saturday, Araqchi and Ghani talked about the peace process in Afghanistan and a comprehensive cooperation agreement between the two countries. 

Back in September, Araqchi had visited Afghanistan and met with a number of high-ranking officials of the South Asian country, including Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah.

Speaking at a meeting with Araqchi in Kabul on September 11, Abdullah underlined the importance of his country’s relations with Iran and said the relationship will never be affected by a third country. 

He said the National Unity Government of Afghanistan is willing to complete and sign the comprehensive cooperation agreement between the two countries.

In June 2017, Iran and Afghanistan held the first round of talks on the comprehensive strategic partnership document as part of efforts to boost bilateral relations in various areas, including security and defense.