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Iran promises to support Afghan peace process

17 Mar 2019 Raha Press

During

the Saturday meeting, Daudzai briefed Araqchi on the latest developments of

Afghanistan’s peace process.

He also

expressed gratitude to the Islamic Republic for its support for the government

and nation of Afghanistan as well as its constructive stances towards the peace

process in Afghanistan.

In

turn, the Iranian deputy foreign minister thanked Afghan President for his

initiatives to push ahead peace process in the country and underlined that

Tehran will do whatever in its power to offer support to the Afghan government

and nation and preserve the unity and cohesion among all groups and all walks

of life in Afghanistan.

He also

cast doubt on some reports released on the US intentions in Afghanistan and

underlined the need for adopting a regional approach towards as well as the

active involvement of all neighbouring states in Afghanistan peace process.

During

the meeting, the two sides called for preserving Afghanistan’s political

structures as well as constitution as the achievements of years of war and

Afghans’ self-sacrifices. They also emphasized the participation of all Afghan

sides in the peace process as the main prerequisite to achieve a sustainable

peace in the country.

The

presence of ISIS in Afghanistan as a threat against regional peace and security

as well as the need to establish cooperation in fight against the terrorist

group were among other topics of discussion between the two officials.

They

also exchanged views on the new conditions created by the [US] sanctions [on

Iran] and explored ways to expand economic ties between Iran and Afghanistan.

Daudzai

who also serves as the Secretary of Afghanistan’s Supreme Council of Peace is

on an official visit to Tehran at the top of a delegation for talks with

Iranian officials on Afghanistan’s peace process.

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