A conservative Iranian daily says Tehran’s approach toward Afghanistan is “straightforward and wise.”
Afghans residing in the Iranian city of Mashhad have held rival rallies in support of the Taliban, and the leader of the Afghan opposition group resisting Taliban forces.
Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi has appointed Mohammad Bagher Khorramshad as deputy interior minister for political affairs, a key post at the ministry.
The Iranian parliament has confirmed the reception of the letter of resignation of the chamber’s vice speaker Amir Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi.
Sadegh Amoli Larijai has resigned from membership of the Guardian Council. Serious differences reportedly emerged between Larijani and the council after his brother Ali Larijani was disqualified by the council from running in the presidential election last June.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Leader Aytollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has expressed condolences on the demise of Major General Hassn Firoozabadi.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has paid an unannounced visit to a remote village on the border with Afghanistan and held talks with its residents.
Alireza Zakani has been officially confirmed as the Mayor of the Iranian capital city, Tehran.
Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Raisi says increasing exchanges and trade with neighboring countries is among the top priorities of his government.
The heads of the three branches of the Iranian government have met for the first time since Ebrahim Raisi took office as the new president.