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Afghanistan to Free 900 More Taliban Prisoners

Afghanistan to Free 900 More Taliban Prisoners

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Afghan authorities plan to release 900 more Taliban prisoners Tuesday, as calls grew for the group to extend a ceasefire on its third and final day. - World news - The pause in fighting -- which came into effect Sunday to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr -- was, for the most part, holding across the country, officials said, AFP reported. The government...

Iranian Delegation to Visit Afghanistan on Border Incident

Iranian Delegation to Visit Afghanistan on Border Incident

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An Iranian delegation is visiting Kabul on Tuesday for talks on a recent incident at the common border that resulted in the deaths of Afghan migrants trying to cross into Iran illegally. - Politics news - The Iranian delegation is chaired by Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal Affairs Mohsen Baharvand, and includes an assistant to the foreign minister and a...

Iran Attends Quadripartite Talks on Afghanistan

Iran Attends Quadripartite Talks on Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Diplomats from Iran, Russia, China, and Pakistan discussed the situation in Afghanistan in an online conference. - Politics news - In the four-party video conference on Monday, the Iranian, Pakistani, Chinese and Russian special representatives for Afghanistan talked about the current conditions and the process of peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. They issued a...

Zarif Applauds National Reconciliation Deal in Afghanistan

Zarif Applauds National Reconciliation Deal in Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif welcomed the achievement of a political agreement between different Afghan groups. - Politics news - The top Iranian diplomat held telephone conversations with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Head of Afghanistan’s National Reconciliation High Council Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday evening. In the conversations, Zarif...

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Foreign Ministry condemned terrorist attacks on a hospital in Kabul and a funeral service in Nangarhar that killed dozens of civilians in a double tragedy for Afghanistan. - Politics news - In a statement on Tuesday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi deplored the terrorist offensive on a hospital in Kabul, the attack on a funeral in...

Iran, Afghanistan to Form Joint Team to Investigate Fatal Border Incident

Iran, Afghanistan to Form Joint Team to Investigate Fatal Border Incident

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Senior diplomats from Iran and Afghanistan agreed to establish a joint delegation to probe into a recent incident at the common border that has resulted in the deaths of Afghan migrants trying to cross into Iran illegally. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation on Sunday evening, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and caretaker of the Foreign...

Iran Sends Medical Supplies to Germany, Lebanon, Afghanistan: Spokesman

Iran Sends Medical Supplies to Germany, Lebanon, Afghanistan: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson said the country has shipped medical items to Germany, Lebanon and Afghanistan as a gesture of solidarity amid the coronavirus outbreak. - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account on Wednesday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said as Iran has progressed in flattening the COVID-19 curve, Foreign...

Iran’s Defense Ministry Donates COVID-19 Test Kits to Afghanistan

Iran’s Defense Ministry Donates COVID-19 Test Kits to Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Defense Ministry provided Afghanistan with a consignment of novel coronavirus diagnostic test kits. - Politics news - In a ceremony on Wednesday, the Defense Ministry delivered the shipment of medical and health products for diagnosing COVID-19 to the Embassy of Afghanistan in Tehran. In comments at the event, Director of the Defense Ministry’s...

Zarif, Lavrov Discuss Afghanistan Political Disputes

Zarif, Lavrov Discuss Afghanistan Political Disputes

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov held talks on a range of issues, including the latest political developments in Afghanistan. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation on Monday evening, the Iranian and Russian foreign ministers exchanged views on the most recent developments in the wake of a political crisis...

Top Iranian, Afghan Diplomats Discuss Peace in Afghanistan

Top Iranian, Afghan Diplomats Discuss Peace in Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the caretaker of the Foreign Ministry of Afghanistan discussed the developments in Afghanistan and efforts for establishing peace and stability in the country. - Politics news - Zarif and Mohammad Hanif Atmar held a telephone conversation on Sunday evening. In the talks, the senior Iranian diplomat emphasized the need...