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Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the Wednesday clashes along the borders with Afghanistan, which media reports said were due to a misunderstanding, have come to an end.
The Taliban officials say Saudi Arabia and India will reopen their embassies in Kabul soon. Riyadh has already sent a diplomatic delegation to Afghanistan.
A US delegation led by the special representative for Afghanistan, Thomas West, held talks with senior Taliban representatives in Qatar on Monday and Tuesday, the US State Department said.
The Taliban have had an underground network of intelligence operatives that helped them seize power from inside, parallel to their military victory, according to a report.
The Taliban has urged members of the United States Congress to act to release frozen Afghan assets and take responsible steps towards addressing the humanitarian and economic crisis unfolding in the country.
Iran's special envoy for Afghanistan has described talks between the two neighbors as constructive.