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Special Representative of Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian has held talks with Taliban’s political leaders regarding the political deadlock in Afghanistan.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has strongly condemned the Friday terrorist attack in Afghanistan that struck a ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Abdul Ali Mazari.
Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the US has no legal position to sign a peace deal for Afghanistan or to decide the future situation of the country.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says all Afghan groups must be incorporated into a peace process supervised and supported by the central government of Afghanistan in order to bring back stability to the war-torn state.
Voting has begun in Afghanistan's presidential election, with over nine million registered voters potentially heading to the polls amid tight security measures.
At least 24 people have been killed and 31 others wounded after a car bomb exploded near an election campaign rally held by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the country's northern Parwan province.
Iran’s Envoy to the UN says any negotiations between Tehran and Washington, including a possible meeting between the two countries’ presidents, are out of the question as long as the US maintains its policy of economic terrorism against Iranians.