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Wednesday, 19 May 2021 12:25 GMT

Iran Concerned About Developments in Afghanistan


(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) TEHRAN - Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman on Monday said Tehran is following the recent developments in Afghanistan closely as it is a 'worry for them.
Addressing a virtual press conference Saeed Khatibzadeh said:
'We are following the developments in Afghanistan closely.
He said Tehran is consulting with regional activists on the developments and foreign troops withdrawal. 'Developments in Afghanistan have worried us, he said.
'For the sake of peace, stability and security in Afghanistan, we will do our best to make the future of this country stable.
Referring to Iran's close ties with the Afghan government and Afghan groups, Khatibzadeh said: 'We are also in contact with the Afghan government and we have told other groups that we can facilitate the Taliban's talks with the government.
We hope that the future situation will be stable, he added.

Regarding Iran's possible participation at the Istanbul Conference on Afghanistan, he said: 'Attending the Istanbul Summit is an issue that we will comment on in the future. (ATN)

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