2021-July-23 20:11
2021-June-20  14:43

FMs of Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey Underline Further Ties, Anti-Terror Fight

TEHRAN (FNA)- Foreign ministers of Iran, Afghanistan and Turkey conferred on expansion of trilateral economic cooperation and joint battle against terrorism.

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Mohammad Hanif Atmar and Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu held a trilateral meeting in Antalya, Turkey on Sunday during which they emphasized active participation of their countries in the peace process in Afghanistan and the regional fight against terrorism.

The three FMs also agreed to cooperate with Afghanistan on transit via Iran’s transportation routes and also on expanding economic ties with Afghanistan.

They issued a joint statement at the end of the meeting.

Zarif arrived in Turkey on Friday to attend the Antalya Diplomacy Forum (ADF). During his stay, he met and talked with a number of officials from different countries and organizations.

In a separate meeting with Atmar, Zarif had said that Iran is prepared to set up a joint economic commission with Kabul.