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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.
A suicide bomb explosion turned a wedding party into a funeral on a busy Saturday night in the Afghan capital of Kabul, leaving at least 63 dead and almost 200 injured.
An Afghan expert believes that Iran can play a key role in the Afghan peace process and is capable of contributing to stability in Afghanistan.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has called for a collective regional approach to hold talks with the Taliban in coordination with the Kabul government.