FM Zarif emphasizes holding intra-Afghan talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed the need to hold intra-Afghan talks for achieving lasting peace in this country.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Turkey to participate in Antalya Diplomacy Forum (ADF), met and held talks with the Head of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah on Thu. and emphasized holding intra-Afghan talks to end the conflict in this country.

Abdullah Abdullah, for his part, appreciated the constructive efforts of the Islamic Republic of Iran in this regard and expounded on the latest situation of developments in Afghanistan.

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif also met and held talks with Salahuddin Rabbani former Foreign Minister of the Republic of Afghanistan in Turkey and emphasized the need for cooperation of all political currents of Afghanistan to deal with the unpleasant and unfavorable security situation in Afghanistan.