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Iran’s special representative for Afghanistan has demanded the Taliban rulers bring the killers of an Iranian border guard to justice.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has said NATO’s occupation brought nothing to Afghanistan but death and destruction. He made the comment in a meeting with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan General Nadeem Raza in Tehran.
The fourth aid shipment sent to Afghanistan’s quake-hit people has arrived in the eastern region of the country that was hit by the tremor several days ago.
President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran’s Red Crescent Society has been instructed to deliver aid to the quake-stricken people in Afghanistan at full capacity.
Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations has called for the release of Afghan assets confiscated by the United States. The war-stricken Asian country is now struggling with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed at least 1500 people.
Iran has sent the first team of its rescue workers to Afghanistan to help with the search and rescue operation in the country’s quake zone.
Iran renews protest against the Kabul government’s failure to respect the country’s share of the Helmand River at the joint border, saying mere words are not enough for Afghanistan to prove its commitment to Tehran’s water rights.
Iran’s relief and humanitarian assistance for the victims of a deadly earthquake that struck eastern Afghanistan in the early hours of Wednesday has arrived in the quake-stricken country, the ruling Taliban’s spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid said.
The Iranian Foreign Minister has offered condolences over the deadly earthquake in eastern Afghanistan.
Iran’s Interior Ministry has extended the census of illegal Afghan migrants, who hold no residency permit, for two weeks, saying 1.5 million of them have so far participated in the process.
Iran’s top security official says Tehran is in possession of “worrying” evidence that some regional and extra-regional countries have been transferring Takfiri terrorists to Afghanistan, calling for joint neighborly action to protect the region against destabilizing factors.
The Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs has called for taking practical measures to help establish peace and stability in Afghanistan and Yemen.
Spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Saeed Khatibzadeh says Tehran will pursue the restoration of its right to the water of Hirmand River along the Afghanistan border through legal channels.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says the international organizations must adopt just stances on developments of Afghanistan, Palestine and Yemen. He made the remarks in a meeting with the visiting deputy Slovakian foreign minister, Ingrid Brockova on Tuesday.
Iran has sent a new shipment of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan for the families of the victims of the recent terror attacks in the war-hit country.
An Iranian official says Afghanistan should work with Iran to determine water shares from Helmand River to help end the dust storms that plague southern Afghanistan.
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry has denied social media reports that it has made comments against Afghan nationals.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, in a phone conversation with the acting Afghan foreign minister, has expressed concern over the security of Iran’s diplomatic missions in Afghanistan.
The spokesman for the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission has said MPs on Saturday asked questions from the interior minister regarding the security of borders and also the recent events along the country’s border with Afghanistan.
The director of the information and culture department of Afghanistan’s Herat Province has said the situation at the Islam Ghaleh border with Iran is normal. Naeem al-Haq Haqqani made the comment in a tweet, adding traffic is also normal along the border.
Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi says Iranian military forces have been deployed to the country’s northeastern border with Afghanistan to prevent territorial encroachments by the Taliban.