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Iran has expressed concern about the latest wave of bombings in neighboring Afghanistan.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has in a tweet strongly condemned Tuesday’s bombings that targeted a boys’ school in the Afghan capital Kabul, leaving many dead and injured.
A Taliban spokesman says a delegation from the ruling Afghan foreign ministry will visit Tehran in the near future.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Tehran expects the Taliban rulers of Afghanistan to cooperate sufficiently and seriously in providing full security for diplomatic missions and diplomats of Iran.
The Taliban in Afghanistan have reportedly arrested some 15 people for plotting to stage show protests in front of Iran’s Embassy in the capital, Kabul.
A high-ranking Iranian cleric says the recent stabbing attack in the city of Mashhad, which killed two clerics and wounded another, was an act of sedition by Iran’s enemies and meant to drive Iran and Afghanistan apart.
The head of the National Congress Party of Afghanistan says “Zionism” and some Arab countries in the region are behind the “sedition” in the relations between the country and Iran.
The hegemonic system aims to drive a wedge between the nations of Iran and Afghanistan, as part of the notorious policy of “divide and rule,” a political commentator says.
An assistant to Iran’s foreign minister says the Taliban officials and the rulers of Afghanistan have given assurances to Tehran that they will provide security of Iranian diplomatic missions.
Following Monday's attacks on the missions of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Afghanistan, the Iranian Foreign Minister called for the explanations of the Taliban government.
Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi has warned that attacks on Iranian diplomatic missions in Afghanistan were aimed at fomenting discord between the two neighbors.
Iran’s embassy in Kabul has been closed in the wake of gatherings in the Afghan capital over alleged mistreatment of Afghan migrants.
The Islamic republic of Iran has ceased the activities of the consular sections of its missions in Afghanistan following attacks on Iran’s embassy in Kabul and the Iranian Consulate General in Herat.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has reiterated the current rulers of Afghanistan are fully responsible for the security of Iran’s embassy in Kabul and other missions in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's former president Hamid Karzai has called on Iranian and Afghan people to protect and preserve their longstanding religious and cultural ties.
The secretary general of Drug Control Headquarters says Iran welcomes any reduction in cultivation and production of poppy and narcotics in Afghanistan.
An Iranian official says almost 5,000 Afghans have been entering Iran on a daily basis, since the Taliban took power in Afghanistan last August.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has wrapped up a visit to China, where he attended a meeting of Afghanistan’s neighbors and separately met with a number of his counterparts mainly from Asian countries.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says European countries have provided no relief aid for Afghan refugees in Iran and the Islamic Republic is hosting them on its own.
The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran is seriously concerned over Daesh terror group recruiting inside Afghanistan as well as in some regional countries.
The foreign ministers of Iran and Pakistan have described as frustrating the deprivation of Afghan girls from education.
The head of Iran’s Red Crescent says all Afghan nationals residing in the country have received Covid vaccine.