Iran Holds Meeting With Taliban In Qatar

Iran’s special envoy for Afghanistan Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian met Taliban deputy Mullah Baradar in Qatar to confer on the peace process in Afghanistan.

The Sunday meeting discussed the plight of Afghan refugees in Iran, border issues, reduction in violence and the importance of an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace dialogue.

Iranian media reports that the two sides also conferred on the interference of foreign forces in the region and the intra-Afghan peace talks.

Baradar highlighted that “once our prisoners are released, we are ready to start intra-Afghan talks,” said the group’s spokesperson.

Baradar also called on Iran to “treat the Afghan refugees” in an “Islamic brotherly manner.”

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