Zarif Visiting Kabul

Zarif Visiting KabulZarif Visiting Kabul

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is making an official visit to neighboring Afghanistan today to hold talks with senior Afghan officials on a range of issues, including ways of boosting bilateral relations. Heading a high-ranking political delegation, Zarif left Tehran for Kabul at the official invitation of his Afghan counterpart, Salahuddin Rabbani, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi was quoted as saying by Tasnim News Agency on Saturday. The spokesman noted that in addition to Rabbani, the top Iranian diplomat will meet Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah during his visit. Zarif’s talks with the senior Afghan officials are to feature various topics, including Tehran-Kabul relations and the latest regional and international developments. Back in May 2016, the Afghan president traveled to Iran to sign the trilateral agreement with Iran and India on the establishment of an international transit corridor via the Iranian port city of Chabahar.


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