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FM spox submits report on meeting with Afghan officials

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman submitted a comprehensive report on his visit to Afghanistan and meeting with current and former authorities of this country.
News ID: 82652    Publish Date : 2020/11/27

Iranian, Afghan provinces urge expansion of mutual ties

TEHRAN (defapress) – Governor-General of Khorasan Razavi province and the Chairman of the Herat Provincial Council emphasized the need to improve ties between the two provinces.
News ID: 82586    Publish Date : 2020/11/20

Iran Reiterates Support for Afghan Peace Process

TEHRAN (defapress) – Foreign Minister of Iran Mohamamd Javad Zarif reiterated Tehran’s support for the process of peace in Afghanistan in accordance with the Afghan Constitution.
News ID: 82562    Publish Date : 2020/11/18

Zarif Hails Launch of Intra-Afghan Talks in Doha

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hailed the launch of intra-Afghan talks in Doha, expressing Tehran’s readiness to help Kabul fully restore peace to the crisis-hit country.
News ID: 82024    Publish Date : 2020/09/16

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack against Afghan 1st Vice-President

TEHRAN (defapress)- The Iranian foreign ministry condemned the Wednesday morning terrorist attack which targeted Afghan First Vice-President Amrullah Saleh.
News ID: 81992    Publish Date : 2020/09/09

Afghan President Names Council to Advise Negotiators

TEHRAN (defapress) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani named 48 people who will decide the negotiation strategy for a meeting with the Taliban.
News ID: 81906    Publish Date : 2020/08/31

Intra-Afghan talks to commence in Qatar

TEHRAN (defapress) – The former president Hamid Karzai announced on Sunday that the intra-Afghan talks would begin in Qatar within two to three days after the release of the 400 Taliban prisoners.
News ID: 81772    Publish Date : 2020/08/09

Afghan Govt., Taliban Agree to Doha as Venue for 1st Peace Talks

TEHRAN (defapress) – Afghanistan’s government and the Taliban group have agreed that Doha will be the venue for the first meeting in their peace talks, both sides said.
News ID: 81330    Publish Date : 2020/06/15

Iran Rejects Reports Its Border Guards Forced Afghan Migrants into River

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman once again rejected reports claiming that the country’s border guards forced Afghan migrants to cross Harirud River.
News ID: 81035    Publish Date : 2020/05/07

Iran MFA:

US anti-Iran allegations on Afghan refugees’ incident a 'bitter joke'

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran has lambasted the United States for baseless allegations with regard to the accident for Afghan refugees in Herat, terming such claim as “a bitter joke”.
News ID: 81022    Publish Date : 2020/05/06

Spokesman Rejects Claim Afghan Migrants Died in Iran

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman affirmed that an incident involving the deaths of Afghan migrants trying to cross into Iran illegally has taken place on Afghan soil.
News ID: 81009    Publish Date : 2020/05/04

Iran, Qatar Discuss Afghan Developments

TEHRAN (defapress) – The highest-ranking diplomats of Iran and Qatar talked about the latest developments in Afghanistan and efforts to help establish peace in that country.
News ID: 80927    Publish Date : 2020/04/26

Iranian envoy meets with different Afghan sides

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s special envoy for Afghanistan has met and held talks with various Afghan officials and figures during the past days to facilitate the establishment of peace and stability in the neighboring country.
News ID: 80864    Publish Date : 2020/04/21

Afghan Government Releases 100 Taliban Prisoners

TEHRAN (defapress)- The Afghan government has released 100 Taliban prisoners on Wednesday, a government official said, a day after the armed group said it was walking out of talks with Kabul.
News ID: 80760    Publish Date : 2020/04/09

Afghan Government Selects Negotiators for Talks with Taliban

TEHRAN (defapress) – Afghanistan’s government late on Thursday announced a 21-member team to negotiate with the Taliban in a tentative sign of progress for the peace deal.
News ID: 80630    Publish Date : 2020/03/27


Afghan President-Elect's Inauguration Pushed Back

TEHRAN (defapress) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has postponed the inaugural ceremony for his second term in office, his spokesman said, after his rival Abdullah Abdullah suspended a plan for parallel swearing-in event, averting a political crisis for now after US mediation efforts.
News ID: 80450    Publish Date : 2020/03/09

Afghan Election Results Fuel Tensions in Country

TEHRAN (defapress)- Afghanistan entered a fragile phase due to the controversial release of the results of the country’s September presidential election.
News ID: 80278    Publish Date : 2020/02/20

UN Hails Iran, Pakistan’s Generosity for Afghan Refugees

TEHRAN (defapress) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and world leaders hailed the enduring generosity of Iran and Pakistan in hosting Afghans, calling for greater solidarity and support for the refugees.
News ID: 80247    Publish Date : 2020/02/18

Iran Supports Intra-Afghan Dialogue, Says Envoy

TEHRAN (defapress) – The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s special envoy to Afghanistan described dialogue among Afghan parties as the only way to ensure lasting peace in that country.
News ID: 80079    Publish Date : 2020/02/02

Tehran reiterates support to Afghan peace process under govt. guidance

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed the Islamic Republic’s support to the peace process under the Afghan government until an agreement among Afghan groups is reached.
News ID: 80036    Publish Date : 2020/01/28