Iran-Afghanistan coop. of particular importance: Atmar

TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) – Appreciating the role of Iran FM's in developing relations between Iran and Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Mohammed Haneef Atmar said that the two countries' cooperation is of particular importance.

In a tweet on late Saturday, Atmar wrote, "I would like to thank my dear friend and brother Dr Zarif for congratulating me on receiving Afghan Parliament members' votes of confidence."

"Our friendship and cooperation are of particular importance for the further development of relations between our countries," he added.

"I appreciate the role of His Excellency in this regard," he said. 

In a phone conversation, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif congratulated his Afghan counterpart Atmar on keeping his position as Minister of Foreign Affairs after receiving votes of confidence on Saturday.

Zarif re-voiced Iran's readiness for continuing mutual ties with Afghanistan.

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