TEHRAN (Iran News) – US officials announced a “brief pause” in US-Taliban talks after the armed group launched a suicide attack on a US base in Afghanistan, killing two civilians. Special Envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad on Friday expressed “outrage about attack in Bagram” and said the talks in the Qatari capital Doha would resume […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran’s foreign minister has slammed the presence of foreign troops in Afghanistan, saying history shows that foreign presence in the region has only “provided a recruiting ground for extremists.” Mohammad Javad Zarif made the remarks in a Monday speech delivered at the Ministerial Conference of Heart of Asia Countries, which was […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif declared Tehran’s support for “an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace process”, saying a withdrawal of foreign forces from the war-weary nation could pave the way for the peace and reconciliation process. “Announcement of a timetable for a responsible exit of foreign troops from Afghanistan would prepare […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – An Afghan Taliban delegation will visit Pakistan Wednesday, the insurgent group said, the latest stop on a tour of regional powers after an Afghanistan peace process broke down. A delegation of Taliban members, led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, one of the group’s founders, will discuss “important issues” with Pakistani officials […]
A political delegation from the Taliban group visited Tehran and held talks with Iranian officials on the latest developments of the Afghan peace process, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.
Iranian parliament speaker says that Afghan government should be at the center of efforts for creating peace in Afghanistan.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araghchi says taking regional approaches along with the active participation of Afghanistan's neighbors is the key to reach a permanent peace in that country.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araghchi arrived in the Afghan capital Kabul this morning to confer over a host of bilateral and regional issues. Araghchi is scheduled to hold separate talks with senior Afghan officials, including his counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani, President Ashraf Ghani, and Afghanistan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah. During his […]