Atmar off to Iran to discuss security situation
KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar has traveled to the Islamic Republic of Iran on a two-day official visit, a statement from the National Security Council (NSC) said on Saturday.
With his Iranian counterpart Atmar would discuss wide range of security issues, including situation at the border between the two countries, the statement said.
Fight against terrorism, halt of poppy cultivation and drug trafficking and bringing stability to the border areas would be the other topics of discussion between Atmar and Iranian National Security advisor Ali Shamkhani.
New measures would be talked about during the meeting to improve situation in the border area and stop illegal movement and trafficking.
Atmar is visiting the neighboring country over the invitation of Tehran. One week earlier he visited Russian and sought cooperation of Moscow in fight against terrorism.
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