The Special Representatives of Afghanistan’s neighboring countries discussed the current developments in Afghanistan through video conference on Sunday.
In this virtual meeting, Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Affairs Ebrahim Taherianfard emphasized the need to pay attention to sufferings and problems of Afghan people and said that peace and security in Afghanistan is possible only with the formation of an inclusive government through the participation of all ethnic groups.
Turning to the telephone conversation held between foreign ministers of Iran, China and Russia regarding the virtual meeting of foreign ministers of Afghanistan’s neighboring countries, which was proposed to be held on Wednesday September 8, Taherianfard expressed hope that foreign ministers of Afghanistan’s neighboring states, with clear and strong message, would support people of Afghanistan in forming an inclusive government in the current situation.
It should be noted that foreign ministers of Iran and Pakistan in a telephone conversation on Sat. discussed the latest situation in Afghanistan.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrived in Tehran on Aug. 26 in the course of his regional tour to the three Central Asian countries and discussed with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on issues of mutual interests.
In this meeting, Iranian foreign minister welcomed proposal of his Pakistani counterpart for holding a meeting in presence of foreign ministers of six neighboring countries and readiness of Iran to host this meeting in coming days.