Top Iranian security official visits Afghanistan

saeed_jalili_201211_3According to reports a senior Iranian security official on Friday arrived in Afghanistan to meet with the Afghan government officials.

Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Saeed Jalili arrived in capital Kabul on Friday evening following his visit from the Indian capital city of New Delhi, Fars News Agency reported.

Mr. Jalili is expected to meet with Afghan president Hamid Karzai and other high level Afghan government officials during his visit to Afghanistan.

He is visiting Afghanistan on official invitation of the Afghan officials and is due to discuss bilateral ties and cooperation.

Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Saeed Jalili visited India at the invitation of his counterpart Shivshankar Menon to discuss bilateral ties and cooperation during a three-day visit.

The two sides discussed latest regional and international developments in New Delhi.

His visit to Afghanistan comes amid on going discussions between Afghan and US officials on security agreement between the two nations which will allow US troops footprints in Afghanistan beyond 2014.

However Tehran is against the establishment of foreign military bases in Afghanistan and the Iranian officials are saying that the establishment of foreign military bases in Afghanistan encouraged terrorist activities, fanned regional tensions and posed a threat to regional peace and stability.

By Khaama

 

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