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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...

At Least 2 Killed, 23 Wounded in Car Bomb Attack in S. Afghanistan (+Video)

At Least 2 Killed, 23 Wounded in Car Bomb Attack in S. Afghanistan (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – At least two people were killed and 23 others wounded after an explosive-laden vehicle, targeted a provincial council official in Afghanistan's southern Zabul province on Sunday. - World news - "A car packed with explosives was blown up early Sunday morning when a vehicle carrying Zabul Provincial Council Chief Ata Jan Haqbayan was passing by the area close to the...

Iran, Afghanistan Explore Ways to Boost Cultural, Media Cooperation

Iran, Afghanistan Explore Ways to Boost Cultural, Media Cooperation

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman, who is visiting Afghanistan for talks on cultural and media cooperation, held separate meetings with a number of incumbent and former Afghan officials during his stay in Kabul. - Politics news - In meetings with Head of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah, the Afghan Minister of Information...

Speaker: Iran’s Parliament Backs Closer Ties with Afghanistan

Speaker: Iran’s Parliament Backs Closer Ties with Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf voiced support for the promotion of ties with Afghanistan in all fields. - Politics news - In a meeting with Afghan ambassador to Tehran on Monday, Qalibaf said the Iranian Parliament supports the enhancement of cooperation with neighboring Afghanistan in various fields.He also stressed the need to finalize...

Iran’s Zarif to Attend 2020 Afghanistan Conference

Iran’s Zarif to Attend 2020 Afghanistan Conference

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will take part in the virtual 2020 Afghanistan Conference, a quadrennial ministerial pledging conference co-hosted by Afghanistan, Finland, and the United Nations. - Politics news - Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh announced on Monday that Zarif is going to attend the virtual meeting.The 2020 Afghanistan...

Iran Ready for Cooperation with Afghanistan: FM

Iran Ready for Cooperation with Afghanistan: FM

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif reiterated Tehran’s readiness for cooperation with the Kabul government. - Politics news - Zarif on Saturday held a telephone conversation with his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Haneef Atmar.In the phone call, Zarif congratulated Atmar on winning the Afghan parliament's vote of confidence to become the country's new foreign...

Iran, Afghanistan Convene Strategic Cooperation Talks

Iran, Afghanistan Convene Strategic Cooperation Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Diplomatic teams from Iran and Afghanistan held the fifth round of negotiations on a comprehensive document for strategic cooperation between the two neighbors. - Politics news - The negotiations, held in Tehran on Sunday, were co-chaired by Abbas Araqchi, the deputy Iranian foreign minister for political affairs, and his Afghan counterpart Mirwais Nab.Araqchi...

Iran, Uzbekistan Call for Peace in Afghanistan

Iran, Uzbekistan Call for Peace in Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The special envoys of Iran and Uzbekistan stressed the need to facilitate intra-Afghan negotiations and contribute to peace in Afghanistan. - Politics news - Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian, the Iranian Foreign Minister's special envoy for Afghanistan, had a telephone conversation with his Uzbek counterpart Ismatulla Irgashev on Monday.In the talks, the two sides...