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Iran welcomes truce extension in Afghanistan

Iran welcomes truce extension in Afghanistan

TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (Press Shia) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi welcomed the Afghan government decision to extend truce after Eid al-Fitr holidays in the war-ravaged country.Bhram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of Iranian Foreign Ministry voiced his content with reciprocal commitment of Afghanistan’s government and Taliban terrorist group to the temporary ceasefire of Eid al-Fitr and...

Terrorists targeting Afghanistan’s security: FM spox

Terrorists targeting Afghanistan’s security: FM spox

TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi strongly condemned the suicide attack in Afghanistan, saying "the terrorists and enemies of Afghan nation have been targeting the stability and security of the country.”A suicide bomber blew himself up in Afghanistan's eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday as mostly Taliban fighters gathered to celebrate a...

UN chief welcomes Afghan-owned peace process

UN chief welcomes Afghan-owned peace process

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the announcement of a three-day partial ceasefire during the Eid al-Fitr holiday.This follows the recent announcement by the Afghan Government that it would begin a seven-day ceasefire on 12 June, the 27th day of Ramadan, and run to Eid al-Fitr. Guterres urged all parties concerned “to seize...

Russia stands for consistent, strict implementation of JCPOA: Putin

Russia stands for consistent, strict implementation of JCPOA: Putin

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sun. that Russia stands for a consistent, strict implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, adding that US pullout may destabilize the situation.The Russian president made the comments at the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization currently underway in the Chinese port city of Qingdao. "Undoubtedly, our...

Chabahar Port development, major step in linking countries in region

Chabahar Port development, major step in linking countries in region

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – In a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Iranian President Rouhani stressed the significance of Chabahar Port for fostering transit routes and linking countries in the region. In the meeting with the President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani on Saturday in China before the SCO Summit, President Hassan Rouhani voiced Iran's readiness to help establish...

Iran supports ceasefire in Afghanistan: FM Spox

Iran supports ceasefire in Afghanistan: FM Spox

TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on Sat. that the Islamic Republic of Iran backs the truce between Afghanistan government and Taliban,“The Islamic Republic of Iran supports the Afghan government’s decision to establish ceasefire with the Taliban,” said Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of Iranian Ministry of...

Iran, Afghanistan presidents meet in China

Iran, Afghanistan presidents meet in China

TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (Press Shia) – Iranian president Hassan Rouhani met and talked with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the SCO summit in China to discuss expansion of bilateral ties.The Iranian and Afghan president held a meeting on the sidelines of the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in the Chinese port city of Qingdao on Saturday. In...

Iran poised to extradite 500 imprisoned Afghans

Iran poised to extradite 500 imprisoned Afghans

TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (Press Shia) – Deputy for Human Rights and International Affairs at Iran’s Ministry of Justice Mahmoud Abbassi said Sat. that more than 500 convicted Afghans are ready to be extradited to their own country.According to the Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Justice, Mahmoud Abbassi said that since the beginning of this year, hundreds of Iranian convicts have been...

Iran strongly condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan

Iran strongly condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan

TEHRAN, Jun. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghassemi strongly condemned terrorist attack in Afghanistan today happened in the vicinity of organizing a gathering by religious scholars of this country.The terrorist attack in Afghanistan claimed lives of several Afghan scholars and left dozens of people wounded. On the day that all religious scholars of...

97% of refugees live under similar conditions as Iranians

97% of refugees live under similar conditions as Iranians

TEHRAN, May 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Deputy Interior Minister for Security and Police Affairs met with UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection during which he said 97% of immigrants hosted by Iran are living under similar conditions as Iranians.Hossein Zolfaghari, Iranian Deputy Interior Minister for Security and Police Affairs, met and talked with visiting UNHCR’s...