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Iran pledges support to political settlement in Afghanistan

Iran pledges support to political settlement in Afghanistan

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18 Jun 2021 - 15:01
Iran pledges support to political settlement in Afghanistan
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18 Jun 2021 - 15:01

KABUL (Pajhwok): Iran has reaffirmed its commitment to political settlement of Afghanistan’s conflict stressing that the problem has no military solution, according to a statement on Friday.

This was stated by Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif during a meeting with Chairman High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) in Antalya, Turkey, the statement said.

Peace efforts, bilateral relations between Iran and Afghanistan and recent political and security developments in the region had been discussed during the meeting.

Iranian foreign minister said that his country stood with the people of Afghanistan and was ready support Afghanistan in achieving peace and stability.

Abdullah also stressed that Afghanistan’s problem has no military solution and it should be resolved through talks.

HCNR Chairman Abdullah is in Turkey to attend Antalya Diplomacy Forum. The event is attended by foreign ministers from several countries.

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