Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Iran-Afghanistan Relations

Iran concerned by latest wave of bombings in Afghanistan

Iran has expressed concern about the latest wave of bombings in neighboring Afghanistan.

Iranian President condemns Kabul blasts

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says terrorists and those who played the key role in destabilizing Afghanistan in recent years under the pretext of providing security for Afghans, are behind the deadly Tuesday blasts in Kabul.

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman slams Kabul terror attack

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.

Taliban spokesman: Foreign Ministry delegation to visit Tehran soon

A Taliban spokesman says a delegation from the ruling Afghan foreign ministry will visit Tehran in the near future.

Amir Abdollahian: Taliban expected to provide full security for Iran diplomatic missions

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.

Taliban arrest 15 for plotting to stage show protests outside Iran Embassy

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.

‘Stabbing attack in Mashhad enemy plot to divide Iran, Afghanistan’

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.

Afghan Party chief: Zionism behind sedition to harm Iran-Afghanistan ties

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.

Hegemonic system aims to cause rifts between Iran, Afghanistan: Commentator

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.

“Taliban vow to provide security for Iranian diplomatic missions”

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.

Iran FN calls for Taliban explanations over attacks on missions in Kabul, Herat

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.

Interior minister: Enemies seeking to divide Iran, Afghanistan

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.

Khatibzadeh: All Iran Afghanistan missions open

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says all the diplomatic missions of Iran in Afghanistan are open and continue working.

Iran’s embassy in Kabul closed due to attacks on missions

Iran’s embassy in Kabul has been closed in the wake of gatherings in the Afghan capital over alleged mistreatment of Afghan migrants.

Iran suspends consular activities in Afghanistan missions

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.

Khatibzadeh: Afghan rulers must provide full security of Iran missions

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.

Karzai: Iran-Afghanistan longstanding ties must be preserved

Afghanistan's former president Hamid Karzai has called on Iranian and Afghan people to protect and preserve their longstanding religious and cultural ties.

Iran condemns Kabul mosque attack

The Iranian embassy in Afghanistan has categorically condemned a recent terrorist attack on a mosque in Kabul, which wounded a number of fasting worshippers there.

Iran says welcomes ban on production of narcotics in Afghanistan

The secretary general of Drug Control Headquarters says Iran welcomes any reduction in cultivation and production of poppy and narcotics in Afghanistan.

Official: 5k Afghans entered Iran per day since Taliban takeover

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.

Iran’s FM wraps up multinational meetings in China, back home

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.

Raisi: European governments provided no aid for Afghan refugees in Iran

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.

Iran says concerned over Daesh recruitment in Afghanistan and spread of terror

The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran is seriously concerned over Daesh terror group recruiting inside Afghanistan as well as in some regional countries.

Iran, Pakistan FMs: depriving of girls from education frustrating

The foreign ministers of Iran and Pakistan have described as frustrating the deprivation of Afghan girls from education.

Iran Red Crescent: All Afghan refugees have received Covid vaccine

The head of Iran’s Red Crescent says all Afghan nationals residing in the country have received Covid vaccine.

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