We will not recognize Taliban, Iran’s FM says
Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said on Thursday that Iran will not recognize the Taliban and that the Islamic Republic insists on an inclusive government in Afghanistan.
Iran envoy meets Taliban FM
The new Iranian ambassador to Afghanistan, Hassan Kazemi Qomi, has met with Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi in Kabul.
Iran, Taliban call for security cooperation to fight Daesh: special envoy
The Iranian special envoy for Afghanistan has hailed his recent constructive meetings with the Taliban officials, saying the two countries have stressed the need for close interaction in the fight against Daesh (ISIS/ISIL), Tasnim reported on Saturday.
Iran-Taliban border clashes can be prevented
The unfamiliarity of the Taliban forces with the nuances of border issues has once again caused completely preventable clashes on the border with Iran, which has so far exercised restraint to contain the situation.
Tehran asks Taliban to remove hurdles to Iran’s water rights
The Taliban government in Afghanistan has been urged by Iran's foreign minister to eliminate the artificial hurdles so that the Islamic Republic's water rights from the Helmand River are realized.
Taliban should allow all Afghan children including girls to attend schools: Iran’s ambassador to UN
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi stressed that during armed conflicts, International humanitarian law requires parties to armed conflicts to take necessary measures to protect civilians, particularly children. However, children are constantly subjected to a host of egregious violations.
Iran highlights Taliban responsibility to ensure security
Over the last month, a series of violent incidents took place in Afghanistan and eastern Iran that raised alarm bells about possible plots to drive a wedge between the two neighbors.
Iranian ambassador meets Taliban officials in Ghazni
The Iranian ambassador to Kabul has promised that his country is ready to cooperate to reconstruct and restore historical monuments in Ghazni province.
Special envoy says Taliban is a reality in Afghanistan
The Special Representative of the Iranian President for Afghanistan has said "considering the situation in Afghanistan, the Taliban is a reality in this country that controls the capital and is responsible for ensuring the security of this country."
Guterres urges “dialogue” with Taliban
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pleaded with the international community to maintain a dialogue with the Taliban in Afghanistan, warning of an "economic collapse" in the country that could leave millions of Afghans dying as a consequence.