Iran-Afghanistan Relations

CBI Chief Urges Closer Banking Cooperation between Iran, Afghanistan

Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif called for efforts to boost banking cooperation between the Islamic Republic and neighboring Afghanistan.

Iran to Extradite 251 Afghan Convicts in Coming Weeks: Deputy FM

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Expatriates' Affairs Hassan Qashqavi announced that 251 Afghan prisoners will be extradited from Iran in coming weeks.

Afghanistan’s Security Is Iran’s Core Policy: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the progress and security of Afghanistan is among the Islamic Republic’s core policies.

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Decries Kabul Terrorist Attack

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani condemned deadly bomb blasts that killed scores of people in Kabul on Saturday, saying the attack was a plot to destabilize Afghanistan and create discord within the society.

Iran and Afghanistan Stress Anti-Narcotic Collaboration

Iranian and Afghan officials underlined the need for cooperation in fighting drug trafficking.

Iran, India, Afghanistan Sign Deal on Int’l Transit Route

Iran, India and Afghanistan inked a trilateral agreement on establishing an international transit corridor, passing through Iran’s south-eastern port city of Chabahar.

Unlike US, Iran Respects Afghans: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says that unlike certain governments like the US and Britain, the Islamic Republic has always treated Afghans with respect and hospitality.

Iran ready to restore peace, stability to Afghanistan: Envoy

Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations Organization said that restoring peace, stability, and security to Afghanistan can be achieved by global economic cooperation.

Abdullah Thanks Iran for Letting Afghan Children Get Schooling

Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah praised Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei for an order to provide Afghan children residing in Iran with the opportunity to receive education.

Iran supports peace, stability in Afghanistan: Rouhani

Iran favors a secure, stable and united Afghanistan, President Rouhani told the visiting Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah.

Iran considers Afghanistan’s security its own: Leader

Ayatollah Khamenei said unity among various ethnic groups in Afghanistan is the most important solution to the problems the country is facing.

Jahangiri: Afghanistan’s security highly important for Iran

Iran's first vice-president has said that the security and stability of Afghanistan is highly important for the Islamic Republic.

Chabahar FTZ at the center of Abdullah’s upcoming Iran visit

The chief executive officer of Afghanistan believes compared to Pakistan, Iran's route has always been more open to Afghanistan’s transit and trade.

Zarif comes back home from Pakistan visit

During the visit, Zarif held talks with the Pakistani PM, the Afghan President and his Chinese, Indian, Pakistani, Tajik and Afghan counterparts.

Regional cooperation vital for peace in Afghanistan: Iran’s Zarif

Zarif said that the fight against drug trafficking is also on the agenda of talks among countries attending the Heart of Asia conference.

Islamic Azad University ready to offer scholarship to Afghan students

The Afghan minister of higher education has asked the Islamic Azad University to grant scholarships to Afghan students and hire them for research and science-based projects.

Iran condoles with Afghanistan, Pakistan, India over quake deaths

Iran is ready to provide humanitarian and relief assistance for the quake-stricken areas, Afkham said.

Iran condemns US airstrike on Afghanistan’s Kunduz hospital

The attack on the medical facility belonging to Doctors without Borders is irresponsible and unjustifiable, Afkham said.

Zarif attends UN meeting on Afghanistan in New York

During the meeting, participants underlined the role of the friendly neighbors of Afghanistan and the international community in protecting peace, security, unity and territorial integrity of Afghanistan.

Tehran backs UN efforts to reconstruct Afghanistan: Envoy

Iran continues to fully support the Afghan national unity government and is confident that it is has the necessary capacities to face political, economic and security challenges, said Khoshroo.

Afghan singer goes onstage in Tehran

My Homeland was the highlight of the event which moved many Afghans and non-Afghans in the audience to tears.

Afghan president calls for expansion of ties with Iran

Kabul has always sought to bolster trade with Tehran, said the Afghan president in a meeting with the Iranian interior minister.

Iranian students launch campaign to make education for Afghan peers easier

A second charity food event is to be held on August 20 in Tehran. Its proceeds will go to efforts to improve education for Afghan students.

Expansion of ties with neighbors tops Iran foreign policy: Minister

Iran cannot remain indifferent to insecurity at its borders and is ready for closer cooperation with Kabul in the fight against terrorism and narcotics, said Rahmani Fazli.

Islamic Republic victim of terrorism: Rouhani

The Mazar-i-Sharif incident serves as another piece of evidence that the Iranian nation and officials have always been the victims of terrorism, said President Rouhani.

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