TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi met and held talks with his Afghan counterpart, Mirwais Naab, in Tehran on Sunday.
News ID: 81376
Publish Date: 22June 2020 - 12:57
During the meeting, the two sides conferred on a host of issues of mutual interest and explored ways of broadening bilateral ties between the two neighbors.
In a Twitter post on Sunday night, Naab wrote, “I held constructive talks with Araghchi about the comprehensive cooperation agreement between Iran and Afghanistan in the economic, transit, political and border fields.”
He stressed that tackling the Afghan immigrants’ challenges and legalizing their presence in the country are on top of Kabul’s agenda.
The official also expressed gratitude to the Islamic Republic for its supports in the Afghan peace process.
Naab is accompanying Mohammad Haneef Atmar, the current acting Minister of Afghanistan's Foreign Affairs, who arrived in Tehran on Sunday and held talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani.