- At the moment the individuals and political leaders of Afghanistan should make tough choices for the way forward for their nation: Iran’s FM.
- Main negotiator Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai headed the Taliban delegation whereas former vp Younus Qanooni represented the federal government.
- “We are proud to have stood alongside our noble Afghan brothers and sisters during the jihad against the foreign occupiers,” says Iran.
As preventing rages in Afghanistan, Taliban representatives met an Afghan authorities delegation in Tehran Wednesday.
The information was confirmed by the Tehran overseas ministry, as preventing rages on within the war-torn nation and the Taliban make huge good points in Afghanistan.
Opening the Tehran talks, Iran’s International Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif welcomed the departure of its US foe from its jap borders however warned:
“Today the people and political leaders of Afghanistan must make difficult decisions for the future of their country.”
Main negotiator Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai headed the Taliban delegation whereas former vp Younus Qanooni represented the federal government, the Iranian ministry mentioned.
Zarif hailed the “defeat” of US troops after 20 years of battle that had brought on “extensive damage” however warned of the “unfavourable results of continuing the conflict in Afghanistan”.
Iran hosts a number of million Afghan refugees and migrant employees and is deeply involved in regards to the intensifying turmoil within the neighbouring nation.
Zarif appealed to the opponents in Afghanistan to return to the negotiating desk, calling “commitment to political solutions the best choice for Afghanistan’s leaders and political movements”.
“We are proud to have stood alongside our noble Afghan brothers and sisters during the jihad against the foreign occupiers,” he added, in a video excerpt of his speech launched by the ministry.
On Tuesday, Afghan authorities vowed to retake all of the districts misplaced to the Taliban because the pullout of US forces neared completion.
Lots of of commandos have been deployed to counter the Taliban’s blistering offensive within the north, a day after greater than 1,000 authorities troops fled into neighbouring Tajikistan.
However on Wednesday, the Taliban attacked the Badghis provincial capital Qalat-i-Naw, the primary regional seat they’ve entered for the reason that launch of their newest offensive, native officers mentioned.
The group already management all the surrounding countryside within the western province.
The US Central Command in the meantime introduced that the American withdrawal from the nation, ordered in April by President Joe Biden, was now greater than 90% full, underscoring that Afghan forces are more and more on their very own within the battle with the Taliban.