FM says Iran to keep borders with Afghanistan open to help

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian held a phone conversation with former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday.

In the telephone conversation, the Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian emphasized “the principled policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran based on dialogue between all groups to form an inclusive government in Afghanistan that represents the ethnic and demographic mixture of the country.”

He added, “Afghanistan can only achieve lasting peace this way.”

“The Islamic Republic of Iran wants a war-free and terrorism-free Afghanistan,” the Foreign Minister said, adding “The Islamic Republic of Iran will keep its borders and border crossings with Afghanistan open to get through the current situation in the country and will continue trade.”

 

Source: Mehr