Kabul, Tehran stress improved bilateral relations at all levels
KABUL (Pajhwok): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday stressed further development in relations and cooperation in all fields.
During a telephonic conversation with Ghani, Rouhani underlined all-out expansion of mutual cooperation in various spheres, strengthening friendship, and upgrading Tehran-Kabul cooperation and relations at the bilateral, regional and international levels, Iran’s FNA news agency reported.
The news agency quoted President Ashraf Ghani as emphasizing Iran's important role in the region, and asked for the further expansion of bilateral ties and mutual cooperation.
Ghani prayed Allah Almighty for the health of Iranian Supreme Leader and President and wished the Iranian government and nation success and prosperity.
High-raking Iranian and Afghan officials in a meeting in Tehran in early 2016 conferred on drawing a roadmap for the further development of bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries.
The issue was raised in a meeting between Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Afghanistan Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah.
During the meeting, the two officials also consulted on the latest developments in bilateral relations and the region, and underlined the necessity for more effective cooperation in fight against terrorism and extremism.
Zarif also stressed Iran's support for the Afghan government's efforts to establish security and move towards peace within the framework of all-inclusive talks among all Afghan groups.
He also underscored the necessity for the implementation of all the agreements signed between the two countries in the past.
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