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Zarif Urges Taliban to Engage in Diplomatic Process for Peace in Afghanistan

Zarif Urges Taliban to Engage in Diplomatic Process for Peace in Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif rejected the Taliban’s idea of reviving an Islamic emirate in Afghanistan, urging them to engage in an inclusive diplomatic process to achieve “broad-based” peace in that country. - Politics news - Speaking at a panel discussion session of Raisina Conference on Friday, Zarif elaborated on Iran’s stance on efforts to...

Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan Consider Initiative for Cultural Collaboration

Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan Consider Initiative for Cultural Collaboration

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The foreign ministers of Iran, Tajikistan and Afghanistan weighed plans at a meeting in Dushanbe for cultural cooperation among the three Persian-speaking nations. - Politics news - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, his Tajik counterpart Sirojiddin Muhriddin, and Foreign Minister of Afghanistan Mohammad Hanif Atmar held the trilateral meeting on the...

Iran After Sustainable Peace in Afghanistan: Zarif

Iran After Sustainable Peace in Afghanistan: Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced Tehran’s determination to help establish lasting peace in Afghanistan as he arrived in Tajikistan for a regional initiative known as the Heart of Asia platform. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters in Dushanbe on Sunday evening, Zarif called for efforts to ensure lasting peace and a cease to hostilities in...

Iran to Consider Attending Conference on Afghanistan: Spokesman

Iran to Consider Attending Conference on Afghanistan: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson said Tehran has not still received an invitation for a UN-facilitated conference on peace in Afghanistan, proposed by the US, but will consider participation in such a meeting if invited. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters at a press conference on Monday, Saeed Khatibzadeh said Iran will consider whether to take part in...

Iran, Afghanistan Hold Political Consultations

Iran, Afghanistan Hold Political Consultations

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Ranking diplomats from Iran and Afghanistan held a new round of political consultations between the two neighbors via videoconference. - Politics news - The online meeting, held on Tuesday, was co-chaired by Abbas Araqchi, the deputy Iranian foreign minister for political affairs, and his Afghan counterpart Mirwais Nab.The two sides weighed plans to enhance bilateral...

Iran Helping Afghanistan after Gas Tanker Explosion

Iran Helping Afghanistan after Gas Tanker Explosion

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran is in contact with Afghan officials after a gas tanker explosion at a border customs post in Herat Province and has made arrangements to help the people and vehicles fleeing from the disaster scene, the Foreign Ministry said. - Politics news - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Saturday that the governor of the Afghan province of Herat...

US After Prolonged War, Bloodshed in Afghanistan: Iranian Security Official

US After Prolonged War, Bloodshed in Afghanistan: Iranian Security Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani warned of the US’ attempts to drag out war and bloodshed in Afghanistan, saying Washington seeks to put the blame for insecurity on the Afghan parties. - Politics news - “The US is not after peace and security in Afghanistan. The US’ strategy is the continuation of war and bloodshed among...

US Must Leave Afghanistan, Zarif Says

US Must Leave Afghanistan, Zarif Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed the need for the US to withdraw forces from Afghanistan. - Politics news - In a meeting with National Security Adviser to Afghanistan’s president Hamdullah Mohib in Tehran on Tuesday, Zarif reaffirmed Iran’s principled policy of supporting the neighboring nation.Stressing the need for the withdrawal of American...

Iran’s Deputy FM Wraps Up Visit to Afghanistan

Iran’s Deputy FM Wraps Up Visit to Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi concluded a three-day visit to Afghanistan after meetings with senior Afghan officials and talks on a broad range of issues. - Politics news - Heading a delegation, Araqchi arrived in Afghanistan on Friday night, December 11, for a three-day trip including talks with the Afghan authorities...

Iran UN Envoy Hails Rejection of Islamic Emirate in Afghanistan

Iran UN Envoy Hails Rejection of Islamic Emirate in Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations welcomed the UN General Assembly’s rejection of an idea for the revival of an “Islamic Emirate” in Afghanistan. - Politics news - Addressing the 40th Plenary Meeting of the UN General Assembly, entitled “The Situation in Afghanistan”, Majid Takht Ravanchi praised the Afghan government’s positive approach to...