Trump is trying to take advantage of Afghan peace talks to win the forthcoming presidential election and to make up for its political failures across the world.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed Iran’s support for the Taliban’s participation in Afghanistan’s political structure.
Chairman of Afghan High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah is to visit Iran on October 18.
Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian discussed Afghanistan peace process in separate phone talks on Monday with his counterparts from Uzbekistan and Germany.
Iran’s ambassador to Kabul described negotiations without foreign interference as the only way for the Afghan parties to bring peace to their country.
An Iranian official said “irresponsible remarks” by some US officials indicate a lack of an accurate understanding of Washington about the developments in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan and Taliban peace talk negotiators will hold their first direct session on Tuesday in Doha, officials said.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry hailed the launch of intra-Afghan negotiations in the Qatari capital, hoping for comprehensive understanding among the Afghans.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani named 48 people who will decide the negotiation strategy for a meeting with the Taliban.
An Afghan Taliban political team arrived in Islamabad, Pakistan, as part of efforts to help launch peace talks between Kabul and the group.