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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed Tehran’s support for the participation of Taliban in Afghanistan’s political structure.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif and caretaker of the Foreign Ministry of Afghanistan Mohammad Hanif Atmar have discussed a range of issues, particularly the Afghan peace process, in a Tuesday phone call.
Spokesman for the Iranian government Ali Rabiei says the US administration does not care about the people of Afghanistan and the country’s future, and is just seeking to reach a deal it can sell American people in the November elections.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has, in a statement on Saturday, welcomed the beginning of negotiations between the Kabul government, Afghan political groups and the Taliban in the Qatari capital of Doha.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has condemned the Wednesday terrorist attack against the Afghan vice-president's convoy, which killed at least 10 civilians and injured 15 others.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has dismissed as sheer lie the claim made by certain American media that other countries have paid bounties to Taliban for killing US troops in Afghanistan.
The Iranian president has expressed hope intra-Afghan negotiations led by the Afghan government and attended by all political groups in the country will be conducive to peace in Afghanistan.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has welcomed the announcement by Taliban of a three-day ceasefire on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, describing it as a positive step towards achievement of peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Iran and Qatar’s special envoys for Afghanistan have held a meeting in Doha, spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran said.