Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Iran's Special Representative for Afghanistan
KABUL – The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Haneef Atmar met with the Special Envoy of Iran's Foreign Minister for Afghanistan, Mohammad Ebrahim Taherianfard, to discuss the latest security developments in the country and the strengthening of bilateral relations.
Speaking about the security situation in the country, the Foreign Minister termed the outcomes of the recent UN Security Council meeting important for ending violence and finding a political solution in Afghanistan.
Referring to Afghanistan's proposal to hold special sessions of the Security Council and the UN Human Rights Council on issues related to Afghanistan, Minister Atmar emphasized the constructive role of countries in the region and the world, particularly Iran in stopping Taliban violence and attacks on cities, as well as convincing the group to return to the negotiating table and meaningful peace talks.
Mr. Taherian, while expressing concern over the security situation in the country, assured the Foreign Minister of Tehran's readiness for comprehensive cooperation with Afghanistan.
Minister Atmar and the Iranian Special Representative for Afghanistan also discussed ways to strengthen regional cooperation to address the security situation in Afghanistan and the imminent Doha meeting.