2020-October-29 02:15
2020-October-18  15:16

Iran's Zarif, Afghanistan's Abdullah ِDiscuss Bilateral Ties, Regional Developments

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Head of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah exchanged views on mutual cooperation and regional developments.

"Zarif began talks with Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the #Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs," Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh tweeted on Sunday.

"Independent, developed and with peace and stability Afghanistan has always been the desire of #Iran," he added.

"We will do our best to help the genuine Afghan-Afghan dialogue," Khatibzadeh said.

Abdullah arrived in Tehran on Sunday for a three-day stay and meeting with a host of officials including President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Before this trip, Abdullah also visited Pakistan and India where he discussed the Afghan peace process with those countries' senior officials.

His trip comes amid ongoing peace negotiations between delegates from the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Taliban.