Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has censured the recent bloody terrorist attack in the Afghan capital of Kabul, pledging full support for Afghanistan’s fight against terrorism.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed the country’s solidarity with Afghanistan after a fatal bombing in Kabul, and reaffirmed Iranian commitment to fierce war against terrorism and extremism.
Afghanistan’s Taliban militant group has denied having any role in the Wednesday terrorist blast in Kabul, which was later claimed by the ISIS terrorist group.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly denounced a deadly truck bombing near the Afghan presidential palace, which killed at least 80 people and wounded hundreds.
While people in Iran will start voting in the country's presidential election in coming hours, Iranian expats in New Zealand have already queued up to vote for their favourite candidates due to the time difference.
Pyongyang will have dialogue with the United States if conditions are right, a senior North Korean diplomat announced.
A 19-year-old girl was rescued after she was left to die in a sand pit following an alleged property dispute in India.
Iran’s president congratulated his Uzbek counterpart on the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries, describing the “deep and unbreakable bonds” as an asset to the bilateral relations between Tehran and Tashkent.
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says Iran and its eastern neighbour Afghanistan have drawn up draft documents on long-term strategic cooperation on a range of issue during a recent bilateral meeting.
Abdul Hasib, the head of ISIS in Afghanistan, was killed in a joint operation conducted by Afghan and US Special Forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar.