Tehran voices support for peace in Afghanistan

TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister’s Special Representative has expressed Iran’s support for the establishment of peace and security in neighboring Afghanistan.

Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian, the special representative of the Iranian foreign minister, held a phone conversation with Mohammad Haneef Atmar, the acting foreign minister of Afghanistan on Friday.

In the conversation, the Iranian official condemned the recent deadly terrorist attack on Kabul University in the Afghan capital and condoled with the Afghan government and people on the tragic event.

The two sides also discussed the outcome of a meeting of Iranian, Russian and Indian envoys for Afghanistan recently held in Moscow. 

The Iranian official further emphasized Tehran’s support for the establishment of peace and security in Afghanistan.

On Monday, at least 22 people were killed and over 40 others were wounded after two gunmen attacked Kabul University which was ended after six hours clashes. ISIL terrorist group later claimed responsibility for the attack. 

TOP PHOTO: Projection mapping on Tehran’s iconic Azadi tower on Nov. 5 in solidarity with Afghanistan over the terrorist attack at Kabul University.

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