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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.
Iran has reopened its major border crossing with neighboring Afghanistan, which was briefly closed due to a dispute with the Taliban border guards, following talks between officials of the two countries.
A border crossing between Iran and Afghanistan has been temporarily closed, following a reported incident between Iranian border guards and Taliban forces.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has warned about a surge in threats against Afghanistan and other regional nations. Raisi issued the warning following a new attack targeting civilians in Afghanistan that happened on Friday.
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi says the Israeli regime and the Daesh terror group, which is itself a creation of the West and Zionists, are today committing brutal crimes against Muslim worshipers in occupied al-Quds and Afghan mosques, respectively.
A Taliban official says the acting Afghan government remains fully committed to providing Iran with access to its share of water from the Helmand River under a 1973 treaty signed between the two neighbors.
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Saeed Khatibzadeh, has condemned the bomb explosion at a Sunni mosque in Afghanistan’s northern city of Kunduz.