FM Atmar Met Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister, Discussed Bilateral Ties

Afghan Foreign Minister Haneef Atmar has met Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for the Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araghchi in Kabul.

The Ministry of Foriegn Affairs (MoFA) in a statement said that Atmar thanked efforts of Araghchi due to opening Khaf-Herat Railway and stated, “Following Afghanistan’s connection with Central Asian countries in the north, the connection of Afghanistan by railway with Iran in the west of the country has increased spirit of hope and confidence to strengthen cooperation and regional connectivity between two governments and nations in the region.”

According to the statement, Afghan foreign minister pointed to the cooperation between Kabul and Tehran in various fields and termed joint efforts of the two countries ‘important and influential’ in line with strengthening regional consensus for the success of Afghan Peace talks.

The two sides also discussed the importance of the continuation of these efforts to achieve lasting peace in Afghanistan and ensure economic stability and development in the region.

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