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Iran Eyes Cooperation with Pakistan for Afghan Peace

Iran Eyes Cooperation with Pakistan for Afghan Peace

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The president of Iran expressed the country’s willingness to work with Pakistan in helping the peace process in neighboring Afghanistan. - Politics news - “Iran and Pakistan, as the most important and influential neighbors of Afghanistan, need to play a role in the management of peace process in that country through interaction and cooperation,” President...

Pakistan Calls for Consultations with Iran on Afghan Peace Process

Pakistan Calls for Consultations with Iran on Afghan Peace Process

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Pakistan's Foreign Minister said his country is interested in holding talks with Tehran to help restore peace and stability to Afghanistan. - Politics news - Speaking at a press conference in Dubai on the second day of his three-day visit to the UAE on Sunday, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said his upcoming visit to Iran would include talks on Afghan peace process,...

Atmar Lauds Iran’s Role in Afghan Peace Process

Atmar Lauds Iran’s Role in Afghan Peace Process

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Minister of Afghanistan Mohammad Hanif Atmar appreciated Iran for its effective role in the peace process in his country. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday night, the Afghan minister of foreign affairs expressed satisfaction with the growing ties between Kabul and Tehran.He also...

Iranian, Afghan Diplomats Discuss Peace Process

Iranian, Afghan Diplomats Discuss Peace Process

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Senior diplomats from Iran and Afghanistan discussed the latest developments relating to the Afghan peace process. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation on Monday, the Iranian foreign minister’s special envoy for Afghanistan Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian and Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar held talks as part of Iran's consultations with Afghan...

At Least 75 Taliban Fighters Killed, Says Afghan Defense Ministry

At Least 75 Taliban Fighters Killed, Says Afghan Defense Ministry

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – At least 75 Taliban fighters have been killed in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, the country’s defense ministry said Sunday. - World news - Afghan forces said they took back control of the Arghandab district in Kandahar from the Taliban following a major security operation in which the insurgents were killed.According to the Kandahar police directorate, a...

Afghan President Hails Iran’s Stances

Afghan President Hails Iran’s Stances

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani praised Iran’s stances on the developments in his country, expressing Kabul’s readiness to broaden ties with Iran in various fields. - Politics news - In a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, held on the sidelines of an annual ministerial meeting of the Heart of Asia–Istanbul Process in Tajikistan...

Top Diplomats Discuss Tehran-Kabul Ties, Afghan Peace Process

Top Diplomats Discuss Tehran-Kabul Ties, Afghan Peace Process

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The foreign ministers of Iran and Afghanistan talked about a range of issues at a meeting in Tajikistan, including ways to enhance relations between the two neighbors and help the Afghan peace efforts. - Politics news - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Hanif Atmar had the meeting on the sidelines of a ministerial meeting...

Iran Considering Participation at Russia Meeting on Afghan Peace

Iran Considering Participation at Russia Meeting on Afghan Peace

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesman said Tehran is considering an invitation to a meeting that Russia is going to host for talks on the Afghan peace process. - Politics news - Asked by reporters about the possibility of Iran’s participation at the Moscow meeting on Afghan peace negotiations and a recent visit by the Pakistani prime minister’s special...

Zarif Urges Regional Cooperation for Afghan Peace

Zarif Urges Regional Cooperation for Afghan Peace

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif called for collective efforts by regional countries to ensure peace in Afghanistan. - Politics news - In a meeting with the Pakistani prime minister’s special representative for Afghanistan, held in Tehran on Sunday, the top Iranian diplomat stressed the need to establish and preserve peace in Afghanistan.He also emphasized...

Iran Backs Afghan Ceasefire, Envoy Underlines

Iran Backs Afghan Ceasefire, Envoy Underlines

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A special envoy of Iran reaffirmed Tehran’s support for ceasefire in Afghanistan and the neighboring country’s republican system of government. - Politics news - In a meeting with Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar, the Iranian foreign minister's special envoy for Afghanistan said Iran supports ceasefire in the neighboring country and maintenance of its...