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The third meeting of the Iran-Afghanistan Security-Defence Cooperation Committee was held on Friday in Tehran.
A huge number of Afghan immigrants and refugees have begun to leave Iran due to the recent decline in the value of the Iranian national currency, arguing that it’s no more cost-efficient to work in the country.
Tehran has vehemently rejected a report by British media, which claimed that members of Afghanistan’s Taliban militant group are being trained in Iran, saying such accusations are meant to harm close relations between the two neighbors.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has vehemently condemned the assassination of a prominent Afghan Shiite cleric.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran has always contributed to peace and stability in the neighbouring Afghanistan because a stable and secure Afghanistan is highly critical for the regional security and development.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has welcomed the latest agreement between the Afghan government and the Taliban militants on a ceasefire on Eid al-Fitr celebrations that mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
President Hassan Rouhani says Iran welcomes the all-out development of its ties with Pakistan, and the two sides must use the extensive capacities available to further enhance the level of bilateral relations and cooperation, especially in the economic sphere.