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Iran Urges Facilitation of Dialogue between Taliban, Afghan Gov’t

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the international community to facilitate constructive dialogue between the Taliban group and the Afghan government in a bid to restore peace to the war-torn state.
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Afghan Gov’t Must Be Part of Any Peace Plan: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran fully supports peace talks in Afghanistan with the leadership and participation of the Afghan government.
Iran Strongly Condemns Kabul Terrorist Attack

Iran Strongly Condemns Kabul Terrorist Attack

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has vehemently censured a suicide blast at a religious ceremony in the Afghan capital, which killed and wounded dozens of people, scholars, and clerics.

Iran Supports UN Initiative for Afghanistan Peace: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic throws its weight behind the United Nations’ efforts to bring back security and stability to the war-torn Afghanistan.

Iran Throws Its Weight behind Afghanistan Peace Process

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran strongly supports the ongoing peace process in Afghanistan as it believes there is no way other than national dialogue for restoring peace to the war-torn state.

25 Killed after Afghan Army Chopper Crashes near Iran Border

A helicopter operated by Afghan army crashed in western Afghanistan near the Iranian border on Wednesday, killing all the 25 people on board.

Iran Congratulates Afghanistan on Holding Parliamentary Elections

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has offered congratulations to the Afghan government and nation for holding parliamentary elections in the country successfully.

Iran Strongly Condemns Kandahar Attack

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has denounced a recent terrorist attack in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar which left a number of officials and ordinary people dead and wounded.

Suicide Attack on Afghan Demonstrators Kills 68, Wounds 165

A suicide attack on a protest gathering in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar has so far killed 68 people and wounded 165 others, the provincial governor's spokesman announced Wednesday.

Iran Dismisses Accusation of Training Taliban Militants

Tehran has vehemently rejected a report by British media, which claimed that members of Afghanistan’s Taliban militant group are being trained in Iran, saying such accusations are meant to harm close relations between the two neighbors.

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